North Korea is taking U.S. President Donald Trump to task for his decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.
In a statement issued on Tuesday via the Korean Central News Agency, a spokesman for the North Korean government called Trump’s decision the “height of egoism and moral vacuum seeking only their well-being even at the cost of the entire planet.”
The spokesman accused the U.S. of taking a decision “ignorant of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests.”
“The selfish act of the U.S. does not only have grave consequences for the international efforts to protect the environment, but poses great danger to other areas as well,” the statement added.
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It went on to say that the U.S.’s attitude is also apparent in its approach to the “nuclear issue in …