Iceland protests five-nation no fishing deal in Arctic Ocean

REYKJAVIK: Iceland has protested at a five-nation accord to ban unregulated fishing around the North Pole and says it will not be bound by the deal. The foreign ministry in Reykjavik on Thursday hauled in the ambassadors of the five countries that sealed the July 16 agreement — the United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark on behalf of Greenland, and Norway. Iceland — which did not take part — “is… not bound by this declaration,” the government said in a statement. Read the rest here 09:14

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