A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP
A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP

US-China relations

‘Entitled to exactly nothing’: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warns China and Russia against aggression in Arctic

  • Pompeo says China’s attempts to inject itself into the region’s affairs by pushing infrastructure projects and commercial investments must be checked
  • Chinese Arctic affairs representative Gao Feng dismisses warning, says countries should be free do deal with China as they wish

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A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP
A soldier holds a machine gun as he patrols the Russian northern military base on Kotelny Island, beyond the Arctic Circle on April 3. Photo: AFP
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