Maritime Forum

Council conclusions on Arctic issues

Event date:
08/12/2009 - 10:45
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    The Council adopted the following conclusions:

    “The Council recalls its conclusions of 8 December, 2008, that welcomed the Commission

    Communication of 20 November, 2008, on the European Union and the Arctic region.

    The Council welcomes the gradual formulation of a policy on Arctic issues to address EU interests and responsibilities, while recognising Member States’ legitimate interests and rights in the Arctic.