Secretary Tillerson’s Remarks at the Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, on May 11, 2017. [Arctic Council Secretariat photo by Linnea Nordström photo]

The United States had been privileged to lead the Arctic Council at a time when the Arctic Region has been facing unprecedented change and challenges.

I am grateful for the level of cooperation that the nations and the peoples of the Arctic have demonstrated as they continue to address these challenges.

Read Secretary Tillerson’s full remarks here, and read all about the Arctic Council Ministerial here.