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Modi told Merkel India will stick to climate accord even if US pulls out: Report

US President Donald Trump has refused to endorse the global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

india Updated: May 30, 2017 18:20 IST

Reuters, Berlin
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) with
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) with (AFP Photo)
         

Prime Minister Narendra Modi told German chancellor Angela Merkel in talks in Berlin on Tuesday that India will stay in the Paris climate accord even if the United States pulled out, a delegation source said.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity.

US President Donald Trump refused to endorse the global climate change accord at a summit of the G7 group of wealthy nations on Saturday, saying he needed more time to decide.

First Published: May 30, 2017 18:18 IST