Russia issues statement on Queen Elizabeth Land

Russia issues statement on Queen Elizabeth Land


The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued today a statement in relation to the naming of the southern part of British Antarctic Territory Queen Elizabeth Land.

On 18 December Foreign Secretary William Hague announced that the southern part of the British Antarctic Territory had been named ‘Queen Elizabeth Land’ in honour of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and her Diamond Jubilee.

In its statement the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs reminded that Russia was one of t...


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