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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal - Axios

Almost every nation that signed the 2015 agreement, including the six other G-7 members, has agreed to curb greenhouse gas emissions. "This choice should not be hard: uphold the Paris Agreement to take climate action, grow the economy, and protect USA communities or break our commitments to turn his back on economic success, American leadership, and the future of every family in our nation".



Climate, trade, security, migration to figure in tough G7 summit

His chief-of-staff, Reince Priebus, said Mr Trump had shown "his commitment to confronting evil, promoting peace and putting America First on [a] historic and highly successful first trip abroad" in a tweet on Friday. "You know my love of Florence but (when we made the decision) we thought it was right to send a signal to say that the South and Sicily are full of pearls that can enchant the world".


Merkel says climate talks at G7 summit 'very unsatisfactory'

Merkel says climate talks at G7 summit 'very unsatisfactory'

On Monday, Trump is scheduled to deliver a speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on Memorial Day. "We have great bonds with other countries". The G7 nations have made progress in negotiations on trade, notably on the issue of multilateralism, a French presidential source told Reuters , suggesting there has been some softening in the United States' protectionist stance.



G-7 Summit Ends Without US Joining Consensus On Climate Change

Climate was among the most disputed issues separating Trump from other leaders at the two-day meeting on the Sicilian coast. The new French president Emmanuel Macron said the G7 summit showed deep differences between six powers and the U.S.



Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

So, before Air Force One is wheels down at Andrews Air Force Base late Saturday, here are 5 takeaways from Trump's first foreign trip since becoming president. "Many NATO countries have agreed to step up payments considerably, as they should. Money is beginning to pour in- North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be much stronger".



Iranians vote moderate, retain Rouhani as President

After his victory Saturday, he said after invoking the name of God: "With more than 41 million of your votes, you have pulled out the history of our country away from inertia and doubt". Iran has no credible political polling to serve as harder metrics for the street buzz around candidates, who need more than 50 per cent of the vote to seal victory and avoid a runoff.