US acknowledges increasingly important Arctic region by appointing Ambassador

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"The Arctic region is the last global frontier and a region with enormous and growing geostrategic, economic, climate, environment and national security implications for the United States and the world," US Secretary of State John Kerry said in a statement recently. The comments came ahead of Kerry’s intention to appoint a US Ambassador or special envoy to the Arctic, illustrating the importance of the region that is increasingly seen as a geopolitical hotspot. "President (Barack) O...
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