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India and China Express Interest in Establishing Arctic Research Station: Russian Official

© Sputnik / Alexander Kovalev / Go to the mediabankA view of the snowy peaks of the Spitsbergen (Svalbard) archipelago
A view of the snowy peaks of the Spitsbergen (Svalbard) archipelago - Sputnik India, 1920, 26.05.2023
Earlier, plans were announced to create an international scientific center and develop a museum complex in Spitsbergen, the largest island of the Svalbard archipelago, Norway.
India and China have shown interest in creating a scientific research station in Spitsbergen in the Arctic Ocean.
This was announced by the head of the Russian Ministry of Far East Development, Alexei Chekunkov, at the Amur Expo Forum, which it taking placing in Russia's Blagoveshchensk from May 26 to 28.
These projects will be developed by Russia's company on Svalbard, Trust Arktikugol.
Spring Point Ledge Light is surrounded by arctic sea smoke while emissions from the Wyman Power plant, background, are blown horizontal by the fierce wind, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2023, in South Portland, Maine. - Sputnik India, 1920, 19.05.2023
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