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Korea, Britain agree on closer cooperation to tackle climate change

Christian Fernsby ▼ | September 12, 2020
South Korea and Britain agreed to forge closer cooperation to tackle climate change, Yonhap cited Seoul's finance ministry as saying, on Friday.
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The agreement was reached during a telephone discussion between Finance Minister Hong Nam-ki and British business minister Alok Sharma earlier in the day, the ministry said in a statement.

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Next year, Britain will host the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference and Sharma asked Hong to step up cooperation for a successful hosting of the conference, the ministry said.

Hong and Sharma also shared information on each other's post-pandemic economic recovery plans, the ministry said.

In July, South Korea said it will invest 160 trillion won (US$134 billion) by 2025 under the bold stimulus package that will create 1.9 million jobs and kick-start the coronavirus-hit economy.


 

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