(CTX) China climate chief meets UN chief on climate change



China climate chief meets UN chief on climate change
2010-12-08 21:20:56.185 GMT

Dec 08, 2010 (Xinhua via COMTEX) -- CANCUN. Mexico, Dec. 8
(Xinhhua) -- The head of the Chinese delegation and UN
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon exchanged views on the important
issues at the ongoing UN climate change conference here on
According to Xie Zhenhua, deputy director of China's
National Development and Reform Commission, China and the other
Basic nations including Brazil, South Africa and India had
adopted a flexible attitude and hope a substantial progress can
be made on financial aid and technological transfer.
"Our requirement is not high, which is the implementation
of the consensus under UN Framework Convention on Climate
Change and Kyoto Protocol," he said.
Xie also stressed that it will be a challenge to UN
multilateral mechanism if Cancun conference can not reach an
Ban praised China's efforts as "impressive" in fighting
against climate change and promoting the climate negotiations.
Ban also called on the parties to take action to achieve
success in Cancun. He also added that he had held talks with
some countries to persuade them to change their tunes.
The Cancun talks, scheduled for Nov. 29 to Dec. 10, has
attracted about 25,000 participants from governments,
businesses, non-governmental organizations and research
institutions in almost 200 countries.



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