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Trump Willing To Join Paris Climate Accord, Terms And Conditions Apply

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| January 28 , 2018 , 13:45 IST

US President Donald Trump would be willing to sign the US back on the Paris Climate Accord Agreement, but only if the treaty severs major changes, he said on Saturday.

In June 2017 Trump caused disruptions, as he pulled America out of the Paris Climate Accord, focused on the issues of climate change. He announced that the United States was withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, terming it a "bad deal" for the US economy.

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While Trump remained firm in his criticism of the historic accord, which was signed by his predecessor Barack Obama, he gave indications that he would willing to sign up to a revamped deal.

In an interview, Trump said, "The Paris accord, for us, would have been a disaster, but if they made a good deal there's always a chance we'd get back". He defined the current agreement as "terrible" and "unfair" to the US.

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The Paris Climate Accord treaty was agreed by 197 nations in 2015 after sharp negotiations in Paris, where all countries made voluntary carbon-cutting pledges running to 2030.

Previously this month Trump said the US could "conceivably" resume the Paris Climate Accord deal but with more convenient terms and conditions.