The special US climate envoy, John Kerry, has tested positive for the coronavirus

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Their special envoy was diagnosed with coronavirus USA on climate, John Kerry, who heads the US delegation to the UN conference in Egypt.

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The relevant announcement was made while the difficult negotiations for the final texts continue at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, at the end of which the US is expected to play a major role.

The 27th international climate summit was due to conclude on Friday but was extended to Saturday in an attempt to break the deadlock.

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“THE John Kerry was placed in isolation after testing positive for Covid in Sharm el-Sheikh. He is fully vaccinated with the booster dose and has mild symptoms,” according to a statement from Whitney Smith’s spokeswoman.

Kerry is “working by phone with his negotiating team and foreign counterparts to ensure a positive outcome at COP27,” the statement said.

Tough negotiations continue in an attempt to settle the thorniest points that remain outstanding, notably compensation for the damage already caused by climate change and the fate of fossil fuels.

Source: News Beast

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