US to lose influence in Pacific after Paris pull out

THE Pacific Island Forum has lashed the US government’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, saying it will undermine the superpower’s credibility and influence in the Pacific.

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Pacific Island Forum leader laments. Fiona Goodall/Getty Images for Lumix

A statement from the White House issued by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the US had sent formal notification to the United Nations.