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Egypt "selected as nominee" to host COP27 climate talks - U.S. envoy Kerry

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Egypt "selected as nominee" to host COP27 climate talks - U.S. envoy Kerry
Egypt "selected as nominee" to host COP27 climate talks - U.S. envoy Kerry   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021   -  

<div> <p><span class="caps">MILAN</span> – U.S. Climate Envoy John Kerry said on Saturday that Egypt had already been selected as the nominee to host the COP27 U.N. climate conference due to take place next year. </p> <p>Each year, a country representing a different region of the world takes over the presidency of the Conference of the Parties (<span class="caps">COP</span>) and the meeting tends to be hosted in that country.</p> <p>Last month Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi officially declared his country’s interest in hosting the COP27 summit.</p> <p>This year’s COP26 edition is due to be held in Glasgow, Scotland, in November. </p> <p/> </div>