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8/6/17

Climate Deal US IS OUT: US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout

As expected  the Trump administration has issued its first written notification that the US intends to withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

But in the notice to the United Nations the US state department said Washington would remain in the talks process.

President Donald Trump drew international condemnation in June when he first announced the US intention to withdraw.

He said the deal "punished" the US and would cost millions of American jobs.

Read more: US notifies UN of Paris climate deal pullout - BBC News

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