China Calls for Joint Action in Tackling Climate Change

OSAKA — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called upon all parties to honor their commitments and take concrete actions in tackling climate change at a trilateral meeting of China, France and the United Nations here on Saturday.

At the meeting, the Chinese official emphasized that tackling climate change requires both enthusiasm and perseverance, while faith, action, cooperation and adherence to principles are also indispensable in the process.Wang said the world will not stop pushing forward even though a certain country has withdrawn from the push to tackle the issue.

The three sides agreed that all countries should uphold multilateralism, fulfill the Paris Agreement commitments, and help push for fruitful results of the 2019 Climate Action Summit and the 25th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP25) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), scheduled for Dec 2-13, so as to instill new and strong impetus into global climate governance.