China says fossil fuels deal 'not perfect' but crucial

Updated December 10 2023 - 2:00am, first published 1:55am
China's climate envoy Xie Zhenhua has told the COP28 summit a proposed fossil fuel deal is crucial. (AP PHOTO)
China's climate envoy Xie Zhenhua has told the COP28 summit a proposed fossil fuel deal is crucial. (AP PHOTO)

China top climate diplomat said a final agreement on fossil fuels at the United Nations COP28 summit was crucial but may not be perfect, while also declining to say whether the country could agree to eliminating fossil fuels entirely.

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