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Nationsl agree on guidelines to govern 2015 climate accord

Nationsl agree on guidelines to govern 2015 climate accord

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Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Around 25,000 diplomats and ministers from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on guidelines to govern the 2015 Paris climate accord after two weeks of talks in Poland. After an all-night session in the southern city of Katowice, the 24th annual U.N.-sponsored event agreed on standards to report greenhouse gas emissions and efforts to reduce them. The United States approved the deal despite President Donald Trump's intention to abandon the Paris Agreement. The delegates postponed pledging more ambitious action to fight global warming and regulating the market for international carbon emissions trading. They agreement does not bind countries to hit their targets. Richer countries must explain how they intend to help poorer nations cut down on emissions as well as install...
South Korea, Denmark agree on complete North Korean denuclearization

South Korea, Denmark agree on complete North Korean denuclearization

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SEOUL, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen agreed on the process toward complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of North Korea's nuclear weapons program. Rasmussen welcomed Moon's diplomatic efforts through inter-Korean summits to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and permanent peace in the country, and expressed firm support in his endeavor at their summit on Saturday in Copenhagen. Moon visited Denmark on the last leg of his European tour and held a summit with Rasmussen. The two leaders announced a joint press statement after their summit on Saturday. They also pledged cooperation and partnership in areas of pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medicine and welfare, as well as i...
Russia and Turkey agree on Idlib safe zone

Russia and Turkey agree on Idlib safe zone

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Vladimir Putin has said the Syrian government will allow a demilitarised zone around the final rebel stronghold of Idlib. The Russian president said the 15km-20km (9.3-12.4 miles) wide safe zone will be created in the northwest Syrian province by 15 October.He agreed with his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on the buffer zone during a meeting in Sochi, southern Russia, which lasted more than four hours.Forces from both countries will patrol it and no rebel or government forces will be allowed in it. Image: Idlib is the last major rebel stronghold Mr Putin said the move is supported by the Syrian president, Bashar Assad, whose forces have been strengthening along the province's borders in recent days to try to recapture it af...
Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan agree deal to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan – reports

Chelsea transfer news: AC Milan agree deal to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on loan – reports

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done deal The Blues midfielder is set to have a medical with the Italian club on Monday morning AC Milan have agreed to sign Tiemoue Bakayoko on a season-long loan from Chelsea, according to reports. It is understood the deal will include an option to buy for £35.56m. Bakayoko failed to impress in pre-season Sky in Italy are reporting that the 23-year-old France international will have a medical with the Italian club on Monday morning. Bakayoko joined the Blues from Monaco last summer for £40m but failed to adapt to the Premier League in his debut season. Reports suggest he is disappointed to have been omitted from new boss Maurizio Sarri’s plans. The west London club have acquired Jorginho and Mateo Kovacic this summer, mak...
Trump: US and EU agree to work towards lower trade barriers

Trump: US and EU agree to work towards lower trade barriers

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The US has agreed to work towards lowering trade barriers with the European Union, Donald Trump said on Wednesday after a meeting with European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker.The two would work for zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsidies on non-auto goods, he said.They also agreed to increase trade in services and agriculture, including greater US soy bean exports to the EU.The agreements come amid heightened tensions between the US and EU.The two leaders diffused what had threatened to become a trade war between the two blocs, fuelled by tariffs set by Mr Trump on European steel and aluminium exports, and threats to expand the tariffs to cars.The relationship between the US and Europe had been further fr...