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    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (C) is applauded by French President Francois Hollande (L) and United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon (R) after a statement at the COP21 Climate Conference in Le Bourget, north of Paris, on December 12, 2015.

    Post-2020 UN Paris Climate Change Deal Reached - Fabius

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    Nearly 200 countries have agreed to curb emissions beyond 2020.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – Nearly 200 countries have agreed to curb emissions beyond 2020 and fuel the transition toward a clean energy world economy, COP21 host and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday.

    "I now invite the COP [Conference of Parties] to adopt the document the Paris Agreement, I see no objections, the Paris agreement is adopted," Fabius said ahead of banging his gavel to mark the end of the two-week talks.

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