Norwegian-Russian battle for new oil in north

Change from canon boat diplomacy to EU negotiations, experts advise

(Oslo, 3 November 2005) According to international law Norway can claim large new petroleum resources in the Northern Areas. But to secure control over the new oil and gas reserves without risking a conflict with Russia, Norway should abandon the current American-oriented unilateral strategy in favor of an EU-based multilateral partnership.

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