Russia's advanced interceptor may become unmanned in futureMilitary & Defense August 22, 15:58
Foreign space agencies take interest in Soyuz-5 rocketScience & Space August 22, 15:48
Best photos of 'Great American Eclipse'Science & Space August 22, 14:36
Russian, Austrian scientists create nano lightbulb breakthroughScience & Space August 22, 14:33
Russian telecom operator vows to introduce secure internet for defense plantsBusiness & Economy August 22, 14:24
Putin praises Army-2017 international military forumMilitary & Defense August 22, 14:15
Belarus invites Ukraine and NATO to monitor West-2017 military drillsMilitary & Defense August 22, 13:55
Russia may develop seven-tonne remote-controlled convertiplaneMilitary & Defense August 22, 13:53
Deliveries of Mi-28NM helicopters may start in 2018Military & Defense August 22, 13:39
KIRKENES (Norway), June 4 (Itar-Tass) - The countries of the Barents Sea region believe that vital decisions in the region should be taken by regional countries, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told a press conference within a meeting of the prime ministers of the member-countries of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC) here on Tuesday.
“In essence, all of us proceed from the assumption that all vital decisions should be taken by regional countries. In principal, this is just and corresponds to the principle of international law,” Medvedev underlined.
In reply to a question over a higher activity particularly of China in the Arctic Region, the Russian prime minister noted, “We assume that this is our countries in virtue of international agreements that have the right to set the main parameters of cooperation in this region, including the development of the continental shelf, which belongs to our countries, and other issues. “Meanwhile, we live not in a closed, but open world, and in some cases the involvement of other countries, including those from the Asia-Pacific Region, is considered for us, anyway in Russia, not dangerous, but useful on the contrary,” Medvedev underlined.