Critics hone in on Saudi summit tactics

Issue 1136 - 11 Nov 2021 | 1 minute read

Saudi Arabia has come in for concerted criticism at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, from both pressure groups and senior international political figures. On 7 November, Greenpeace complained that Saudi Arabia had tried to block negotiations over a possible summary statement for the summit, known as a ‘cover decision’, and had stymied efforts to help vulnerable populations around the world cope with the impact of climate change.

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