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Chilingarov: Interaction Arctic countries - Neighbourhood policy sample

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In the Arctic there are no problems that can not be solved on the basis of mutual understanding and constructive dialogue.

This was during the sixth international meeting of member states of the Arctic Council's Special Presidential Representative for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctic Artur Chilingarov.

"Without exaggeration we can say that the cooperation in the Arctic is an example of good-neighborly, stable and predictable policy. We firmly believe that in the Arctic, there are no problems that could not be resolved on the basis of mutual understanding and constructive dialogue. There are no problems requiring military solutions ", - the words Chilingarov RIA Novosti.

He said that Arctic cooperation is developing on a multilateral basis. The countries cooperate in the framework of the Arctic Council, the Barents / Euro-Arctic Council, the Northern Forum, Forum "The Arctic Circle" in Reykjavik, St. Petersburg Forum "The Arctic: Present and Future". And in 2017 after three years in Russia International Forum will be organized again "The Arctic - Territory of Dialogue."

Special Representative of the Russian President also stressed that the sensitivity of Arctic climate change and the serious consequences of these changes require the coordinated efforts of all the Arctic countries.

Note, the sixth international meeting of member states of the Arctic Council, observer states of the Arctic Council and international scientific community held under the auspices of the Russian Security Council on board the nuclear-powered icebreaker "50 Years of Victory". Nuclear marine propulsion makes the transition from Anadyr to the port of Pevek.

To participate in the meeting attended by representatives of governments, businesses, research institutes and universities. The Russian delegation headed by Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev.


Source: http://www.arctic-info.ru/news/01-09-2016/chilingarov--vzaimodeystvie-stran-v-arktike---obrazets-dobrososedskoy-politiki/

 

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