Russia, South Korea, Discuss Northern Sea Route Cooperation

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Thursday, November 14, 2013
Putin & Park shake hands: Photo courtesy of the Russian Federation

At a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the President of the Republic of Korea in Seoul, Park Geun-Hye discussed mutual cooperation in the development of the Arctic, reports 'Arctic-Info'.

In a joint statement the leaders pointed out that as the Republic of Korea has official observer in the Arctic Council, the parties agreed on mutual cooperation in the development of the Arctic, its study, environmental protection, use of the Northern Sea Route, as well as on the strengthening of cooperation in the new field of construction and operation of icebreakers and ice-class vessels.

Source: Arctic-Info (Russian)

 

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