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Asia secures foothold in the Arctic Council

China, India, and Japan are among the six new countries granted observer status in the Arctic Council at yesterday's meeting in Kiruna, Northern Sweden. A natural development, says the shipowners' association, but it's still important to make sure that the Arctic coast states remain in control.

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