PARIS, November 30. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the end of your working days in Paris to meet with journalists. “At the conclusion of the working day in Paris, probably late enough MSK we expect that the President will communicate with the press,” – said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov.
He noted that the head of state will arrive in Paris in the next few minutes, then go to a conference in Le Bourget. After Putin held several bilateral meetings.
Putin will take part in the UN Conference on climate change and will meet with a number of world leaders in France. The conference aims to adopt a new multilateral climate agreement after 2020 to replace the Kyoto Protocol. According to the assistant to the Russian President Yuri Ushakov, “the Russian side has consistently advocated the adoption by the conference in Paris of a comprehensive, legally binding agreement that shall specify the efforts of all countries, particularly major emitters of greenhouse gases (China, USA, EU, Russia) and provide a sound basis for long-term climate regime, balanced in all its aspects – environmental, economic and political”.
Environmental topic Putin was raised at the UN General Assembly in September. Then he called in the fight against climate change to seek new breakthrough approaches, because it is a challenge on a planetary scale, beyond the capabilities of mankind.
At a conference in Paris brings together leaders of nearly 150 countries, including U.S. President Barack Obama, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, leader of the PRC XI Jinping and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
The conference will be opened by French President Francois Hollande, UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon and French foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. After the official photo session will begin with presentations by the heads of state and government. “Putin is the ninth,” said Ushakov. Among those who will speak to Putin, he called the leaders of Paraguay, Morocco, Djibouti, China, Egypt, USA. “Then Hollande will give a luncheon for conference participants, a working session which will continue during the second half of the day,” – said Ushakov. According to him, “the Russian delegation in the second half of the day will be mostly to hold bilateral contacts”.