Barry B. White confirmed as new Ambassador to Norway
White appeared in a confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on September 15, 2009.
In his prepared statement White emphasized the commitment shared by Norway and the U.S. to promoting human rights, democracy, and freedom throughout the world.
He looks forward to working to preserve and build upon this invaluable relationship.
He added that the U.S. trade relationship with Norway measures over one billion dollars per month, and is free of major disputes.
He will work to improve upon and increase economic development opportunities both for U.S. companies in Norway and Norwegian firms in the United States.
Source: US Embassy Oslo.