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Bonn climate talks disappointing: RI

  • Adianto P. Simamora

    THE JAKARTA POST

JAKARTA   /   Mon, August 9 2010   /  10:24 am

Indonesia voiced concern over the outcome of climate change talks in Bonn, Germany, which seemed to move the world further away from a global treaty on emissions cuts targets in Cancun, Mexico, this year. The five-day climate negotiation, part of the second round of talks before the Cancun summit, was concluded over the weekend (Saturday in Jakarta). "We are unhappy with the results *of the Bonn meeting*," Indonesian delegation head Rachmat Witoelar told The Jakarta Post from Germany on Sunday. "This is like a patient suffering a severe disease but not able to die." He said a lot of work remained undone before the upcoming meeting in China, the last preparatory meeting ahead of Cancun. The Bonn meeting was the third round of talks this year after the failure of the Copenhagen summit to reach a legally binding treaty. Around 110 heads of state and governments...