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Former Maldives President: Island Nation 'On Death Row' After Trump's Paris Withdrawal05:50
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Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed at a press conference on Jan. 25, 2016, in London. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed at a press conference on Jan. 25, 2016, in London. (Chris Jackson/Getty Images)
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The world is responding to President Trump's announcement that the U.S. will leave the Paris climate accord, including the former president of the Maldives. The chain of hundreds of islands in the Indian Ocean is on the front line of climate change.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd discusses Trump's announcement with the Maldives' former President Mohamed Nasheed (@MohamedNasheed).

This article was originally published on June 02, 2017.

This segment aired on June 2, 2017.

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