German G8 climate bid meeting U.S. resistance


By Gernot Heller BERLIN, April 24 (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel's bid to forge an international agreement on combating climate change at a G8 summit in June faces resistance from Washington, a German official signalled on Tuesday. The comments, by top Group of Eight (G8) envoy Bernd Pfaffenbach, suggest Merkel faces a daunting diplomatic task over the coming weeks to convince Washington to back a climate deal she hopes will be the centrepiece of her G8 presidency. Given ...

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