The Global Times published an article titled, “China’s role in Arctic governance ‘cannot be ignored”. The article reads in part as follows:
China has become a “rule maker” in the global governance of the Arctic, a blue paper said Thursday, calling on the country to “stay calm” and respond with action in the face of the hyped-up “China threat” theory.
Jointly released by Beijing-based Social Sciences Academic Press and Qingdao-based Ocean University of China on Thursday, the blue paper said China’s role in promoting global governance in the region cannot be ignored.
In terms of global governance of the Arctic, China’s role has shifted from a “rule follower” to a “rule maker,” said the blue paper.
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