Bush sets global climate meeting for Sept 27-28
US President George W Bush has set a multinational conference on climate change for Sept 27-28 in Washington, a senior administration official said on Friday.
Bush issued invitations to 11 other countries plus the European Union and the United Nations to attend the meeting intended to pave the way for agreement by the end of 2008 on a long-term goal to cut greenhouse emissions, the official said.
Bush had proposed the conference, which will be hosted by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, in late May.
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