Arctic co-operation must continue

Russia strongly believes that the Arctic is a territory of dialogue, not a place for name-calling and reckoning political scores.

Arctic Council Photo
Norwegian Ambassador Mona Elisabeth Brother, Russian senior Arctic official Vladimir Barbin, Swedish senior Arctic official Krister Bringéus and Swedish Nordic Affairs Minister Kristina Persson at an Arctic Council meeting on April 24.
Alexander Darchiev
Published: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 06/03/2015 10:40 am EDT

The Arctic Council ministerial meeting, hosted by the Canadian government in Iqaluit on April 24, proved to be a productive and substantial event. It underscored achievements of all eight Arctic countries during Canada’s chairmanship, including the creation of the Arctic Economic Council. 

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