President Obama congratulates Prime Minster Stoltenberg


President Barack Obama today congratulated Norway’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg on the renewal of Stoltenberg’s mandate as Prime Minister and his party’s success in Norway’s recent elections, writes the Norwegian Government on their website.

The American President wrote:

“Dear Mr. Prime Minister,

Please accept my warmest congratulations on the renewal of your mandate as Prime Minister and your party’s success in Norway’s recent elections. I look forward to continuing to work with you to advance our shared agenda to promote freedom and prosperity around the world.

The United States greatly values its rich and deep relationship with the government and the people of Norway. I especially appreciate Norway’s efforts to support peace and stability in Afghanistan and Norway’s efforts to help resolve conflicts around the world.

I wish you and your government every success. You can count on my friendship and that of the American people.


Barack Obama


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