Date: 5 months ago   Category: Energy

The Ministry of Natural Resources doesn't expect fast approval of the application of Russia for expansion of the shelf in the Arctic — Rambler News Service


The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection of the Russian Federation doesn't expect approval from the UN of the application of Russia for expansion of border of the continental shelf in the Arctic in the nearest future, has declared during government hour in the Federation Council the Minister of Natural Resources and Environmental Protection Dmitry Kobylkin. He has explained that it is connected with foreign policy factors. "Not easy affairs progress. At the general not absolutely good external situation concerning Russia to hope that in the nearest future the issue is resolved, of course, it will be impossible", - the minister has told. He has added that the Russian side provided all necessary geological data in a subcommittee of the UN therefore the question has passed into the diplomatic plane.

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