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India Very Important Player in Climate Talks: US

Terming India as a “very important player” in the climate change negotiations, the US has said that it is not involved in any agreement on climate with India ahead of President Obama’s Republic Day visit to New Delhi.“India’s obviously a very important player. We don’t have anything in the works of the kind that we were involved with China,” US State Department Special Envoy on Climate Change Todd Stern said referring to the recent US-China climate agreement.Expressing hope for a “productive” meeting between President Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Stern said the US had done a lot of bilateral work on energy with India. Stern noted that the US-China agreement did not come to fruition overnight.


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