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Kazakhstan signed the Paris Agreement on Climate

03 August 2016, 21:51

At the headquarter of the United Nations in New York, Foreign Minister of the RK Erlan Idrissov signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. It is reported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Solving the problem of global climate change, according to the minister, is one of the key conditions for sustainable development, poverty reduction and the achievement of socio-economic well-being of all countries of the world. The Paris Agreement was an important symbol of determination of the world community to stop the degradation of the environment.

E. Idrissov said Kazakhstan is a country making a significant contribution to the solution of environmental problems both at the national and regional levels, and pays a particular importance to the implementation of this historic agreement. He also stressed the importance of the Paris Agreement in the context of the exhibition "EXPO-2017" under the slogan "Energy of the future",  where the preservation of the environment will be a priority.