Arctic Council resumes work on limited scale, without Russia – Nunatsiaq News

Arctic Council resumes work on limited scale, without Russia – Nunatsiaq News

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 202223 Views

Jun 22, 2022

The Russian Federation holds the presidency for the council from 2021-23.

The Arctic Council is resuming work on a limited scale — but Russia won’t be allowed to participate.

Seven of the eight member states, including Canada, announced earlier this month in a joint statement that Russia will not be a part of future meetings and projects due to its war against Ukraine that started in February.

The Russian Federation holds the presidency for the council from 2021 to 2023.

Read More: https://nunatsiaq.com/stories/article/arctic-council-resumes-work-on-limited-scale-without-russia/

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