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Switzerland: Merkel warns against 'irreconcilability' in climate change debate

Switzerland, Davos
January 23, 2020 at 17:02 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against the "irreconcilability" and the inability to communicate that exists "between those who deny climate change and those who see it," during her address at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday.

"There are many people here talking to each other who rarely talk to each other, but there are not enough people talking to each other," continued Merkel.

The chancellor also touched on the situation in Libya saying that "we must be sure that what we have seen in Syria not being repeated in Libya."

"Last weekend, we had an attempt, it wasn't more than an attempt, to find a solution for Libya before it turns into the same or a similar proxy war, that has been beleaguering the Syrian people," she added.

The World Economic Forum 2020 takes place between January 21 and 24, with around 1,500 world leaders set to attend to discuss global, regional and industrial agendas under the theme 'Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.'

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned against the "irreconcilability" and the inability to communicate that exists "between those who deny climate change and those who see it," during her address at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Thursday.

"There are many people here talking to each other who rarely talk to each other, but there are not enough people talking to each other," continued Merkel.

The chancellor also touched on the situation in Libya saying that "we must be sure that what we have seen in Syria not being repeated in Libya."

"Last weekend, we had an attempt, it wasn't more than an attempt, to find a solution for Libya before it turns into the same or a similar proxy war, that has been beleaguering the Syrian people," she added.

The World Economic Forum 2020 takes place between January 21 and 24, with around 1,500 world leaders set to attend to discuss global, regional and industrial agendas under the theme 'Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World.'

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