A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP
A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP

Norway-EU row over crabs could fuel oil tensions in remote Arctic

Norway, which is not a member of the EU, has slammed Brussels for authorising European vessels to fish for crabs in the Svalbard area, saying it violates its national sovereignty

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A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP
A worker sits inside a crane on the Sleipner gas platform, some 250km off Norway's coast in the North Sea. File photo: AFP
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