India faces criticism from EU over climate deal

European UnionIndia faced severe censure from the European Union (EU) when it blamed India for upholding a “relatively tough stand”, obstructing a fresh legally-binding climate accord which was to be arrived at Durban. India has rejected the accusation from EU and affirmed that it was open for a dialogue concerning a binding climate deal. India also said that the question of equity and the right to grow must be considered while discussing a legally-binding climate agreement.

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