The eight nations of the Arctic Council have agreed on a new 10-year strategic plan for the region.
But the conference, in Iceland, has highlighted tensions between Russia and its seven polar neighbours over future economic development and military expansion.
Al Jazeera’s Paul Brennan explains.
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