China ratifies Paris climate change agreement ahead of G20

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Announcement comes as Xi Jinping and Barack Obama are expected to meet before start of G20 to make joint statement on climate change

China has announced its ratification of the Paris climate change agreement, paving the way for a hotly anticipated joint US-China statement on the fight against global warming later on Saturday.

In a brief dispatch on Saturday morning, China’s official news agency, Xinhua, said members of the country’s rubber-stamp parliament, the National People’s Congress, had voted “to review and ratify” the historic deal.

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