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Indonesia, China remain committed to Paris Agreement

  • Adisti Sukma Sawitri

    The Jakarta Post

Marrakech   /   Thu, November 17 2016   /  08:22 am

Amid concerns that the United States may withdraw from an international commitment to fight global warming, Indonesia has called on countries to come together to deliver on their pledges.

Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar said Indonesia was ready to work on a global action plan that would involve all countries that had signed the Paris Agreement last year.

“No one should be left behind, no one should take individual action, especially developed nations, which we expect to be the main supporters of the global action,” Siti said on Wednesday before delivering the country’s statement at the United Nations climate conference in Marrakech, Morocco.

Siti said Indonesia had mustered solid governmental and legislative backing to support the global climate initiative.

Countries from around the world reached a historical deal at the COP21 confe...