Friday, 7 December 2012

The head of China's delegation in Doha displays sense of humor

There is a widely held belief that China's communist apparatchiks lack a sense of humor. This misconception is refuted by Xie Zhenhua, head  of the Chinese delegation at the UN COP18 climate festival  in Doha:

China said developing nations would need support worth $1 trillion from richer nations, 10 times the $100 billion a year pledged for 2020 from the U.S., European Union and their industrial allies.
“The level of funding is not sufficient,” Xie Zhenhua, the head of China’s delegation, told reporters in Doha. He also sounded an optimistic note, saying, in “finance there has been some progress -- we do see some hope.”
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