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Norway Agrees to Sea Deal

OSLO — Norwegian lawmakers have approved on Tuesday a border deal with Russia that divides the resource-rich Barents Sea between the two Arctic neighbors.

The deal, which was signed last year by Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, still needs to be ratified by the Russian legislature.

(AP)

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