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Cuba's Commitment to Achieving Climate Agreement Ratified
Cuba's Minister of Science, Technology and Environment (CITMA), Elba Rosa Perez, ratified her country's commitment with the successful of the Climate Conference in Paris, where should be achieved a fair, balanced and ambitious agreement.

Speaking at the high-level segment of the summit, Perez reaffirmed the world can count with the Cuban constructive action to respond to the hope that the current and future generations have in this meeting attended by representatives from 195 countries.

She cited the intervention of Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel, during the event that initiated the Conference, when he stated that Paris agreement must entail a firm global commitment to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases.

It also should entail the establishment of a renewed framework for international cooperation, to ensure the provision of resources and technology transfer to enable developing countries to comply with the provisions of the agreement.

The Minister told the plenary that after a week of work in Paris, progress has been made but there are still major challenges in key areas such as finance, technology transfer and capacity building.

Developing countries have shown flexibility and consensus vocation, not always reciprocated by the industrialized nations. / By Alfredo Boada Mola - PL.

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