Sweden’s Foreign Minister Ann Linde is calling on the EU to increase its strategic engagement in the Arctic.
Attending the two-day EU Arctic Forum, which Sweden is hosting in the northern town of Umeå, Ann Linde tells Swedish Radio that the EU must take a more active role in climate and security matters relating to the Arctic.
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Canada: Canada’s new Arctic policy doesn’t stick the landing, Blog by Heather Exner-Pirot
Norway: Norwegian, Russian foreign ministers find common ground on northern issues at Italy meeting, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Moscow’s new energy doctrine warns against green shift, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: EU Arctic Forum is hot, Barents cooperation is not, expert says, Radio Sweden
United States: Finnish and US Presidents agree on Arctic security policies, Eye on the Arctic