The Canadian Press

2015-11-11 | Hans Island Condo

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Arctic experts from Canada and Denmark are proposing a novel solution to who owns an ice-bound speck of an island midway between the two countries -- turn Hans Island into a condominium. International law professor Michael Byers says simply sharing control over the remote, uninhabited island would be an easy way to defuse a small but real irritant in the Arctic. (Byers says France and Spain already have such an arrangement for an island between their two countries. He and a Danish colleague will make the proposal tomorrow at a conference in Denmark.)

Date: 2015-11-11
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 11 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it would resolve a long-standing dispute that although insignificant still has at least some small potential to cause friction in the future >>


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