Angela Merkel calls G7 talks 'unsatisfactory,' says leaders 'in dark' about Trump's climate change intentions

Angela Merkel said that Donald Trump's G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at Sicily 'very unsatisfactory'

AFP May 27, 2017 18:52:52 IST
Angela Merkel calls G7 talks 'unsatisfactory,' says leaders 'in dark' about Trump's climate change intentions

London: German leader Angela Merkel said Saturday that US president Donald Trump's G7 partners remained in the dark about his intentions on climate change, calling the debate at a summit in Sicily "very unsatisfactory".

Angela Merkel calls G7 talks unsatisfactory says leaders in dark about Trumps climate change intentions

German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy. AP

"The whole discussion on the topic of climate was very difficult, not to say very unsatisfactory" Merkel said.

"Here we have a situation of six against one, meaning there is still no sign of whether the US will remain in the Paris accord or not," she added.

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