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Turkey: The fight against climate change will be developed by the “Climate Council”

AA / Milan

Turkish Environment and Town Planning Minister Murat Kurum announced on Monday that a “Climate Council” will be organized in 2022 as part of the fight against climate change.

Asked by the Anadolu Agency (AA) in Milan, northern Italy, where he visited as part of the Pre-COP26 meeting, Kurum said climate change is an unknown issue. of limits.

“Climate change is not only an environmental problem but also a development and security problem that affects many sectors,” he said.

Kurum further recalled that the negative effects of climate change have caused disasters in Turkey.

“In order to balance emissions, it is necessary to protect the seas from pollution and to increase the number of forests as well as protected areas,” he also added, indicating that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , set the goal of net zero emissions in 2053.

In addition, Murat Kurum underlined that “the persons in charge of each sector will be listened to the Council and that their ideas will be taken into account”.

* Translated from Turkish by Hilal Serefli Sari

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