Putrajaya regrets US exit from Paris accord, calls it a setback

PUTRAJAYA expressed dismay and “profound regret” over US President Donald Trump’s decision to leave the Paris climate agreement, calling it a “serious setback” to reducing global emissions of greenhouse gases.

Natural Resources and Environment Minister Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said Trump’s move was a reversal of the previous US administration and a setback on “hard-won compromises” at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

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