The UN Secretary General has invited Putin to sign the climate agreement

The UN Secretary General has invited Putin to sign the climate agreement


In new York city on April 22 to be held prisoner in the signing of the Paris climate agreement, according to which all countries should adopt a national goal of reducing emissions, technological upgrading and adaptation to climate change.

MOSCOW, 29 Jan. UN Secretary-General ban Ki-moon invited the President or Prime Minister of Russia in new York on 22 April at the signing of the prisoner in the Paris climate agreement, said the special representative of the Russian President on climate Alexander Bedritsky.

The representatives of the 196 parties to the UN framework Convention on climate change concluded on 12 December in Paris the agreement, which will determine after 2020 measures to prevent it. It does not imply the abandonment of fossil fuels and limiting CO2 emissions. However, all countries should adopt a national goal of reducing emissions, technological upgrading and adaptation to climate change. This is the first binding global climate agreement.

“The UN Secretary General invited the heads of States and governments, including in Russia this invitation arrived,” – said Bedritsky. According to him, while the government has not decided about who will go to the UN at the signing of the agreement. The Bedritsky recalled that the Kyoto Protocol, the international climate of the previous document, was signed by Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations.

The opening ceremony of the agreement signing will take place at the headquarters of the United Nations in new York on 22 April, international Mother Earth day.