Controversy over Arctic conference (Al Jazeera)

31 Mar Controversy over Arctic conference (Al Jazeera)

Five Arctic nations have agreed to work more closely to safeguard the region’s environment and resolve disputes over territory.  However, the meeting between Canada, Russia, Denmark, Norway and the US on Monday was overshadowed by the exclusion of three other countries with Arctic territories and representatives of indigenous nations. Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, said that Canada should have invited all those with legitimate interests in the Arctic to the meeting to aid co-operation… go to article