Delegation of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District of Russia visited
On August 7-11, 2017 Yamal-Nenets autonomous district delegation visited
The group was headed by Alexander Mazharov, Deputy Governor,
Director of the Department of International and Foreign and Economic
Relations of YNAO. Members of the delegation included representatives of
regional administration, city councils, village administrations.
Ambassador Anton Vasiliev took part in the meeting of YNAO delegation with
president of Iceland Guni Th. Jˇhannesson and prime minister of Iceland
Bjarni Benediktsson. They discussed social and economic development in the
Arctic, other Arctic issues, climat change etc.
There were signed Memorandum of understanding between Administration of the
municipality Shurishkarsky area and town Vestmanneyjar (Iceland) and
Memorandum of understanding between the Administration of the Yamalsky area
and Skagafjordur region (Iceland).