January 15, 2014 11:03
Russian officials evaluating fulfillment of Antarctic Treaty
MOSCOW. Jan 15 (Interfax) - Russian Academy of Sciences President Vladimir Fortov, special representatives of the Russian president and Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoy are participating in the Antarctica 2014 international expedition.
"The expedition held under the aegis of the Russian Geographic Society is bound to appraise the fulfillment of the Antarctic Treaty and to define key areas of the long-term state policy for this continent," the Russian Education and Science Ministry press service said on Wednesday.
Russian Academy of Sciences President Vladimir Fortov, Natural Resources and Ecology Minister Sergei Donskoy, Russian Presidential Climate Change Advisor Alexander Bedritsky, Russian Presidential Representative for International Cooperation in the Arctic and Antarctica Artur Chilingarov and Deputy Education and Science Minister Marat Kambolov are taking part in the expedition on January 8-18.
The expedition has visited the Russian Vostok research station in Antarctica. A visit to the U.S. station Amundsen-Scott has been planned as well, the ministry press service reported.
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