Leaders at Arctic Council meeting say tensions with Russia will not overshadow agenda

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The United States earlier today assumed control of the eight-nation member Arctic Council. The organization focuses on the needs of indigenous people in the North, as well as issues affecting dramatic climate change. It also comes at a time when tension has been ratched up between Russia and the other members of the council.CCTV America’s Sean Callebs filed this report from Iqaluit.

Leaders at Arctic Council meeting say tensions with Russia will not overshadow agenda

Leaders at Arctic Council meeting say tensions with Russia will not overshadow agenda

The United States earlier today assumed control of the eight-nation member Arctic Council. The organization focuses on the needs of indigenous people in the North, as well as issues affecting dramatic climate change. It also comes at a time when tension has been ratched up between Russia and the other members of the council.CCTV America's Sean Callebs filed this report from Iqaluit.


Former Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz discusses the Arctic Council meeting

CCTV America interviewed Kenneth Yalowitz for more on the summit. He’s a former U.S. Ambassador to Belarus and Georgia and a Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Washington think-tank that focuses on global issues.

Former Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz discusses the Arctic Council meeting

Former Ambassador Kenneth Yalowitz discusses the Arctic Council meeting

CCTV America interviewed Kenneth Yalowitz for more on the summit. He's a former U.S. Ambassador to Belarus and Georgia and a Fellow with the Woodrow Wilson Center, a Washington think-tank that focuses on global issues.