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China has ratified agreements on fishing in the Arctic Ocean

5f60ebbe323fc4001e0d64b7China has completed work on the ratification of the Agreement on the Prevention of Unregulated Fishing on the High Seas in the Central Arctic Ocean.

The People's Republic of China, together with the other countries participating in the agreement, hopes to strengthen control over fishing resources in the international waters of the Arctic Ocean and protect the marine ecosystem of the Arctic, RIA-Novosti writes.

According to him, China recently completed internal procedures for the ratification of the Agreement, which filled the gaps in the control of fishing in the Arctic. It is a significant step forward on the path of international governance and regulatory regulation in the Arctic region, and is important for promoting environmental protection and sustainable development of the Arctic, the representative of the Chinese Foreign Ministry said.

He recalled that China, as one of the 10 countries participating in the agreement, actively participated in the negotiation process at all its stages and made an important contribution to the final successful signing of the document. The Chinese side hopes to maintain coordination with the other signatories on the subsequent regulatory regulation of the research and monitoring programs and expeditions provided for in the agreement, jointly strengthen control over the fishing resources of the international waters of the Arctic Ocean and protect the marine ecosystem of the Arctic, Zhao Lijian added.

Earlier "NIA-China" informed that the Head of China Xi Jinping inspected water diversion project in Nanyang city.