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Canada and the Kingdom of Denmark, together with Greenland, reach historic agreement on longstanding boundary disputes14.6.2022 21:00:43 CEST | Press release

June 14, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario Today, Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada and Jeppe Kofod, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark, along with Múte B. Egede, Prime Minister of Greenland, signed an agreement in Ottawa resolving outstanding boundary issues over Tartupaluk/Hans Island, the maritime boundary on the continental shelf within 200 nautical miles, including Lincoln Sea, and the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles in Labrador Sea. Inuit of Nunavut and Kalaallit Nunaat/Greenland were consulted during the negotiations of this agreement. It maintains the traditional, symbolic and historic significance of Tartupaluk/Hans Island both to Inuit in Kalaallit Nunaat, in particular in Avanersuaq, and to Inuit in Nunavut, and will ensure continued access to and freedom of movement on the entirety of the island. This agreement is a significant historic milestone in the relationship between friends and neighbours and is the culmination of years of discussions. The ef

Joint statement on the limited resumption of Arctic Council cooperation8.6.2022 16:00:36 CEST | Press release

In response to Russia’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, a flagrant violation of the principles of sovereignty and territorial integrity, based on international law, the other Arctic Council founding states -- Canada, Finland, Iceland, the Kingdom of Denmark, Norway, Sweden, and the United States -- on March 3 announced a pause in their participation in the Arctic Council. Since March 3, representatives from these States have examined modalities to allow a resumption of the work in the Arctic Council.

Denmark launches global platform to work for accountability following Russia’s aggression against Ukraine25.3.2022 16:03:43 CET | Pressemeddelelse

On March 25, along with Foreign Ministers from Albania, Colombia, Marshall Islands, the Netherlands and Ukraine, Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod launched a Group of Friends of Accountability following the aggression against Ukraine to support steps to ensure accountability for violations against international law and human rights following the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022.

Russia and Belarus suspended from Council of the Baltic Sea States4.3.2022 09:20:53 CET | Press release

The members of the Council of the Baltic Sea States (CBSS) – Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden and the European Union – have decided to suspend Russia and Belarus from further participation in the Council’s activities in response to the unprovoked and illegal military aggression now being waged by Russia, assisted by Belarus, against Ukraine, the Ukrainian people and the country's authorities.
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