"We signed it because of our belief", -a 5,000-year-old belief in environment and our commitment to protecting it.If someone says we signed it for money or under pressure, I'll reject it.
She, however, said the American move on Paris climate agreement had not changed India-US ties.
Saying that protecting the nature is 5,000 years old tradition of India, the minister made it clear whether the U.S. stays in the deal or not, India would be there. We worship rivers, trees and mountains. I reject both these allegations.
Swaraj said India had a long tradition of respect for the environment.
"What President Trump spoke is not the reality", Ms Swaraj said.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday ruled out the possibility of any meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif during their visit to Astana in Kazakhstan this week to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation Summit, besides asserting that Pakistan can not drag the Kashmir issue to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). She made the statements while speaking to the media about key initiatives undertaken by her ministry during the three years of the Narendra Modi government, reported PTI.
Justifying the Jadhav issue being taken to ICJ, she said that India and Pakistan have been fighting various issues like the Indus Water Treaty through arbitration in forums like ICJ and World Bank.
India will continue to be part of it irrespective of whether the U.S. remains in it or not, Swaraj said. "There has been no change, but we are alert that nothing affects India".
Since then the bilateral relations between two countries have become sour. "It is wrong", she added.
She also referred to some cases pending at other courts such as Hyderabad Nizam funds case in the United Kingdom court and issues pertaining to Indus Waters Treaty before the World Bank. "But at the same time terror and talks can not go together". Merkel, Macron and Gentiloni of Germany, France and Italy released a joint statement, saying: "We deem the momentum generated in Paris in December 2015 irreversible and we firmly believe that the Paris Agreement can not be renegotiated, since it is a vital instrument for our planet, societies and economies".
Stating that efforts were fully on to resolve the issue, she, however, said no definite time line can be given as to when such problems can be solved. "However, she admitted that the new H-1B visa rule is a matter of concern for India".
A man walks past a poster promoting the movie , Wonder Woman , at a cinema in downtown Beirut , Lebanon , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Chris Pine plays Steve Trevor , the charming spy who lures Diana to London, where she discovers her superpowers.
Almost every nation that signed that 2015 accord, including six other G-7 members, has agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Meanwhile, the FBI's criminal probe into Russia's election meddling pierced Trump's inner circle for the first time on Thursday.
Trump, asked by reporters in Taormina whether he had accused Germany of being " very bad " on trade , did not respond. Gentiloni had gone into the summit acknowledging deep divisions but hoping for some sign of flexibility from the US.
Kim's ambassador to China said in Beijing on Monday it would continue such test launches "any time , any place". In all, six sets of sanctions have been imposed on North Korea since it first tested an atomic device in 2006.
"We hope Europe does not fall into the trap of countries that promote their wrong interpretations of the region", Rouhani said . The turnout for this election was historic and unpresented with more than 40 million ballots cast in the presidential race.
Siri is in third place behind Google Home and Amazon's Alexa when it come to offering intuitive, natural digital assistant. Siri was introduced as a feature in the iPhone 4S in 2011, three years before Amazon came out with Alexa and the Echo.
The first performance variant is the WRX STI type RA or 'Ring Attempt edition, and the second will be a high-performance BRZ. The Type RA will receive a carbon fiber roof (shown above) and rear wing , new Bilstein dampers, and upgraded Recaro seats.
Prosecutors are seeking jail time for Spanier, 68, with sentencing guidelines calling for up to a year in prison. He was dismissed as coach days after Sandusky was charged and died of cancer in 2012 at age 85.
The attack began last week as the Philippine police attempted to raid the hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , the head of Abu Sayyaf. Fighters loyal to him surprised government forces with their firepower, fending off air strikes and house-to-house searches.
This construction was suspended after America imposed sanctions on Russian Federation in 2014 for its invasion of Ukraine. Kremlin aide Yury Ushakov told the Sputnik news agency that Russian Federation had the right to take back the St.
Nadal races into fourth round
Muguruza has endured a hard 2017 and again found herself in trouble after falling a set and a break behind against the Estonian. Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Garbine Muguruza both play Friday in the third round of the French Open .
Trump withdraws from climate pact, world leaders push back
Earlier Wednesday, a White House official said Trump was expected to pull out of the deal, but cautioned there could be "caveats". Which puts the US right alongside Syria and Nicaragua - the only two countries that declined to be a part of the agreement.
Dixon survives horrific crash at Indy 500
Dixon's auto went airborne, twisted, then flipped over before landing sidefirst on the SAFER Barrier on the inside of the track . I was just a passenger at that point. "It was a wild ride for sure", Dixon said. "You make those decisions, which way to go".
Rahul Gandhi fails to get nod for Saharanpur visit
He plans to visit Shabbirpur village, the epicentre of clashes between Dalits and Thakurs or Rajputs since last month. About a dozen police vehicles were set ablaze and 12 policemen were injured on May 9.