It has been widely reported that the EU and its 28 Member States deposit their instruments of ratification at the same time to ensure that neither the EU nor its Member States commit to fulfilling obligations that belong exclusively to each other, and there was concern that there would be disagreement on each Member State`s share of the EU-wide reduction target. as well as the UK`s vote to leave the EU could delay the Paris Pact.  However, the European Parliament approved the ratification of the Paris Agreement on 4 October 2016 and the EU deposited its instruments of ratification on 5 October 2016 with several EU Member States.  The level of NDCs set by each country sets the objectives of that country. .