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05.13.2013 16:53

Is China Welcome in the Arctic?

Beijing is interested in the northern region for a host of reasons, and will find out on May 15 if the Arctic Council is listening
By Martin Breum
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On May 15, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will meet with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, and the foreign ministers of the six other Arctic states and decide whether China is welcome in the region.
 
The Arctic states have tried to agree on China's proper role in the Arctic for more than four years. They have made no progress so far and there is no certain outcome for the upcoming summit in Kiruna, a mining town in northern Sweden.

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