15 September 2011, 14:26

Russia, Canada oppose Arctic militarization

Russia, Canada oppose Arctic militarization

Russia and Canada are both opposed to militarization of the Arctic, the head of Russia`s General Staff, Nikolai Makarov, and the Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces, Walter Natynczyk, said. The Arctic should remain a territory for safe cooperation, Mr. Makarov said.

Russia and Canada are both opposed to militarization of the Arctic, the head of Russia`s General Staff, Nikolai Makarov, and the Chief of the Defence Staff of the Canadian Forces, Walter Natynczyk, said.

The Arctic should remain a territory for safe cooperation, Mr. Makarov said.

 Natynczyk added that as neighbours divided by the North Pole, Russia and Canada should work together for a safer environment.

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