U.S. rejects interference by non-Arctic countries in polar region: official

FILE PHOTO: A view of the tundra landscape around the Meadowbank open-pit mine in Nunavut June 28, 2011./File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States rejects attempts by countries, like China, that are not members of the eight-nation Arctic Council, to claim a role in crafting policies governing the polar region, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday before a meeting of the group in Finland next week. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo […]

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