Donald Trump's top economic adviser reaffirms US climate deal stance at New York meeting

US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, steps from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, on Aug 30, 2017.
US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, steps from Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, on Aug 30, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

NEW YORK (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, Gary Cohn, said he reaffirmed the United States position on the Paris climate deal during a meeting in New York with ministers on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly on Monday (Sept 18).

"We made the president's position unambiguous, to where the president stands, where the administration stands on Paris," he said.

His comments came after an informal breakfast meeting with environment, energy and foreign ministers from about a dozen countries.

(This story is developing.)