After two days of intense negotiations, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping share a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. They reached agreement on a host of issues including climate change. Photo: AFP

China and US reach historic deal on climate change

Xi and Obama also reach agreement on trade, defence and security, but pledges on the environment likely to have the most profound effect

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After two days of intense negotiations, Barack Obama and Xi Jinping share a toast at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. They reached agreement on a host of issues including climate change. Photo: AFP
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