Finger Pointing Begins As French Minister Blames UK For Climate Failure

Environment minister says UK willing to concede too much to America. Talks could resume before scheduled May meeting in Bonn.

Published: 26-Nov-2000

International talks to stop the threat of climate change collapsed because Britain conceded too much to the US, France's environment minister has claimed.

Dominique Voynet said: "Britain had conceded too much to America. It was not acceptable."

EU ministers failed to reach a deal at The Hague with the US. The deal had been brokered by Britain.

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