Russia and the United States will cooperate in the Arctic
The Arctic is one of the most important areas for Russian-American relations; cooperation between Moscow and Washington in this area will progress.
This opinion was expressed on Tuesday by the senior vice-president of the American company O'Neill and Partners, Peter Geltz, speaking at the session of the international forum "Russia's chairmanship of the Arctic Council - an environmental agenda for Russia and the world."
"We see that an opportunity is opening up for future cooperation, for reaching agreements, understanding how to solve this critical problem. And we will see progress," the expert said about the interaction of the two countries in the Arctic region. He recalled that at the last meetings of representatives of Russia and the United States at the highest political levels, this topic was designated as one of the priorities.
“And it's not just the meeting between Presidents Putin and Biden. Of course, this was a very important circumstance, but before that there was also a meeting between Secretary of State Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov. the most important topic, "added Gelz.
According to him, the Biden administration will pay increased attention to environmental protection issues, including in the Arctic. In particular, the American president has made several important appointments in this area, and now the United States "will deal with problems that may have been overlooked in the past."