India and Russia ask all countries to implement Paris Agreement for climate change

India and Russia ask all countries to implement Paris Agreement for climate change
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On Friday India and Russia asked all the countries to fully implement the Paris Agreement regarding climate change while committing to promote green development and lowcarbon economy

NEW DELHI: On Friday India and Russia asked all the countries to fully implement the Paris Agreement regarding climate change while committing to promote green development and low-carbon economy.

In a joint statement which was issued after the 19th India-Russia annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin, both the countries have also asked developed countries to provide financial and technological support to the developing economies to enhance their capability in mitigation and adaptation. "The sides committed to further promote green development and low-carbon economy, in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication," the statement said.

India and Russia also called upon all countries to fully implement the Paris Agreement adopted under the principles of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) including the principles of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities.

Both the countries also noted that civil nuclear cooperation between India and Russia is an important component of strategic partnership contributing to India's energy security and its commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate.

During the India-Russia annual summit, eight packs, including on cooperation on India's ambitious human space mission project Gaganyaan, were signed.

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