Chairman of the State Duma asked to consider an issue of a denunciation of the Treaty on Cooperation with Norway in the Barents Sea and the Arctic Ocean

The Treaty concerning maritime delimitation and cooperation was signed in 2010
sea port

The Chairman of the State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin Volodin Vyacheslav Victorovich Volodin
Vyacheslav Victorovich
The Chairman of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation of the eighth convocation. Elected in single mandate constituency № 163 (Saratov constituency - Saratov Oblast)
at the plenary session asked the Committee on International Affairs to consider that issue.

The issue of denunciation of the Treaty was raised by the representative of the CPRF faction Mikhail Matveyev Matveyev Mikhail Nikolaevich Matveyev
Mikhail Nikolaevich
. According to him, then Russia had conceded 175 thousand square kilometers of the Barents Sea to Norway. Now Norway does not let deliver food and cargo to Svalbard, as said the parliamentarian.

“It would be right to ask Leonid E. Slutsky Slutsky Leonid Eduardovich Slutsky
Leonid Eduardovich
to consider this issue and then inform members of the State Duma,” said Vyacheslav Volodin.