Almost 200 countries agree overarching climate deal

SHARM EL-SHEIKH -The COP27 summit agrees an overarching climate deal, summarising the political agreements made in Sharm el-Sheikh.

COP President Sameh Shoukry brought the gavel down on the document which represents the consensus all nations have come to.

The official COP27 Twitter account hails the “long-awaited” deal to launch a fund to help nations worst-hit by climate change.

“History was made,” it says on Twitter.

“On African soil, the voice of the acutely affected communities were finally heard.”

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