171 countries to sign Paris climate deal: UN chief

07:01 PM | 22 Apr, 2016
171 countries to sign Paris climate deal: UN chief
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UNITED NATIONS (APP) - At least 171 countries will sign the Paris climate deal on Friday, a record number for a one-day signing of an international agreement, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said.

“This is a moment in history,” Ban said at the opening of the formal ceremony at the UN General Assembly.