According to the UN report, Syria has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact.
War-torn Syria became the 169th of 196 countries that are members of the UN climate convention to take the legal step of ratification. After Nicaragua signed up in October 2017, Syria and USA were the only countries not to have adopted the pact.
Syria- signed- Paris Agreement- United States- the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact.
Static/Current Takeaway Points Important for IBPS PO Mains 2017 Exam.
- Syria Capital- Damascus, Currency- Syrian pound, Syrian President- Bashar al-Assad.
- UN Secretary-General- Antonio Guterres.
Source- Daily Nation