Dmitriy Kobylkin: The Arctic should be favorable, comfortable and clean
8:47 16 января 2015
Категории: News in English
As the governor of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug Dmitriy Kobylkin declares within the panel discussion of the Gaidar Forum «Partnership in the Arctic: In Search of New Model of Interstate Cooperation in Times of Global Instability», the main principle is: people should not conquer the Arctic, they need to settle in here.
As he notes, it does not depend on projects being fulfilled here, one thing is important – to provide transfer from a «resource» model of development of the Russian Arctic to «human-orientated» one. Conditions of life in the region changed considerable during several latest years. Today people in Yamal live full comfortable life in extreme natural conditions, as Dmitriy Kobylkin underlines.
According to the information given to IA «Sever-Press» in the press-service of the governor of Yamal, the head of the arctic region invited the participants to effective cooperation in interests of all the sides. As he notes, the Arctic and, in particular, its Russian part can and should become foundation to increase cooperation of leading states and regions on the widest circle of issues, as he is sure.
Dmitriy Kobylkin attracted special attention of the participants of the forum to the following thesis: significance of the Arctic for many countries and nations is valuable. All have one aim: the Arctic should be favorable, comfortable and clean. It can be reached only at one condition: the Arctic should be free from any conflicts. Beauties and riches of the large Arctic are enough for all. Therefore, the Arctic can and should become foundation of constructive, creative and honest partnership.