Chinese leader Xi attends climate change summit video conference with France and Germany: state media

Leader Xi Jinping of China, and to attend the video conference of climate change leaders summit between France and Germany on April 16, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying said that according to the Xinhua News Agency state-run media.

According to the report, Xi will attend the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.

Meanwhile, US climate envoy John Kerry is meeting in China this week. The former Secretary of State will meet with Chinese authorities on Thursday and Friday prior to President Joe Biden’s climate summit later this month and the 26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP26). Is planned. Later this year.

The United States has sent John Kerry on a trip to China, discussing that he is “absolutely sending the wrong signal.”Increase global climate ambition, ‚ÄĚHouse Committee on Foreign Affairs Republican Michael McCaul (R-Texas) Said Prior to Kelly’s trip.

McCall criticized the plan in a statement released this week following the damn announcement. Report from Bloomberg This shows that forced labor is at the heart of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) green energy policy.

“Ambassador Kelly is sending an absolutely wrong signal by planning a trip to the People’s Republic of China to discuss climate issues,” McCall said. “China is the world’s largest carbon emitter and coal-fired supporter. A report from Bloomberg further reveals that forced labor and pollution industries are central to China’s superficial green energy program. . “

“The United States should work with countries that want to solve international problems, not those that are causing or exacerbating international problems,” he added.

Isabel van Brugen and Reuters contributed to this report.