18:10 GMT +323 October 2019
Listen Live
    Trump smiles as he is introduced to speak to U.S. military troops and their families at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Saturday, May 27, 2017, in Sigonella, Italy.

    Trump to Announce Decision on Paris Climate Pact on Thursday Afternoon

    © AP Photo / Evan Vucci
    Get short URL
    0 43

    Donald Trump said he would announce whether he was going to pull the United States out of the Paris climate deal on Thursday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would announce whether he was going to pull the United States out of the Paris climate deal on Thursday afternoon.

    "I will be announcing my decision on Paris Accord, Thursday at 3:00 P.M. The White House Rose Garden. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" Trump said in a late-night Twitter posting.

    ​The president came under fire earlier in the day after local media reported he considered ending the US participation in the deal on carbon emission cuts, with numerous lawmakers publicly urging the White House to stay in it.


    EU, China, India to Take Lead on Climate if Trump Leaves Paris Agreement
    Trump Says Decision on Paris Agreement Coming 'Very Soon'
    Tesla CEO Musk May Leave Trump's Advisory Councils if US Exits From Paris Deal
    Paris Climate Deal, Donald Trump, United States
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik