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Climate deal in Paris, according to Putin, ‘not a threat’ to Russia

Russian president Vladimir Putin sees currently no threat to the industrial development of Russia in the implementation of the climate deal in Paris.

That said Putin according to the Russian news agency TASS on Tuesday in comment on a letter from opposition leader Sergei Mironov.

Mironov, leader of the party “Fair Russia”, presented during a meeting with the president the letter, expressing his concern centred on the impact of the climate agreement on the industrial development of Russia.

According to Mironov, can Russia in this area in a position in which it is forced will be to the gas and oil production to reduce. “It seems to me that both the klimaatdoctrine of the Russian Federation as, in general, our part of the Agreement of Paris should be seen from the point of view of the Russian national security.”

Putin stated, however, the concerns of Mironov not to share. “I think that such threats do not really exist in our country. We will do everything to prevent us from difficulties.”

The president spoke of hope for the constructive work of the government with the opposition party in 2019 and thanked Mironov for his work in the previous year.

In 2015 closed climate deal are almost two hundred countries met to agree on the emissions of greenhouse gases. Russia is together with China and the United States, the biggest polluter in the world. The American president Donald Trump has his land now withdrawn from the agreement.

See also:
The main points of the climate deal in Paris

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