BEIJING : Chinese President Xi Jinping and his US counterpart Barack Obama said Monday they are ready to work with each other and other relevant parties to make sure that the historic climate accord reached in Paris will be effectively implemented.
In a telephone conversation, Xi noted that the Paris deal, which resulted from concerted efforts of the international community, charts a clear course for global cooperation on fighting climate change from 2020.
China, the United States and other relevant parties maintained close coordination and jointly contributed to the success of the UN climate conference in Paris, Xi said, adding that the Paris meeting marked a new starting point in global response to climate change.
Obama also applauded the Paris climate deal , saying the United States and China as well as other relevant parties had strengthened coordination and cooperation in their efforts to secure the deal. (China Daily)