Members of China's 34th Antarctic expedition pose on the deck of China's research icebreaker Xue Long (Snow Dragon) on January 15. The ship has also been used to make voyages to the Arctic. Photo: Xinhua

How China’s Arctic policy paper has warmed the atmosphere with international observers

Nong Hong says China’s new white paper spelling out the nation’s intentions for the Arctic relieves some concerns over transparency and conformity to international rule of law. Yet, some issues, like potential sovereignty disputes with Canada and naval manoeuvres, could still prove troublesome

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Members of China's 34th Antarctic expedition pose on the deck of China's research icebreaker Xue Long (Snow Dragon) on January 15. The ship has also been used to make voyages to the Arctic. Photo: Xinhua
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