Tagged: Afghanistan

969 asylum seekers in August

6304 people have sought asylum in Norway so far this year, which is almost a half compared to the same period in 2009. In August, 969 people searched for asylum, which is a small...

Norwegian Foreign Minister visits Afghanistan

Today was the first day of the Norwegian Foreign Minister’s visit to Afghanistan, during which he will visit the Norwegian forces in Northern Afghanistan and participate in the important International Conference on Afghanistan in...

The situation in Afghanistan

Ambassador Mona Juul, Norway’s Deputy Permanent Representative, presented Norway’s statement on The situation in Afghanistan at the Security Council on 30 June 2010. Mr. President, The international support to Afghanistan is taking its toll...

4 Norwegian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The Norwegian military says four of its soldiers have died after a roadside bomb exploded near their vehicle in northern Afghanistan. A military statement says the soldiers were killed while on a mission in...

Soldiers in Afghanistan protect Norway

The values that Norway marks the 17 May are the same as the Norwegian soldiers protect through its mission in Afghanistan, said Jens Stoltenberg, who Monday took the soldiers a visit. As the sun...

The situation in Afghanistan

Norway’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador Mona Juul, presented Norway’s statement on the Situation in Afghanistan to the Security Council on January 6, 2010. Ambassador Juul stressed that the UN should continue...

An MP's look inside the UN

“Among the great cities of the world, New York must be the one of the greatest. As host to the United Nations headquarters, close to two hundred nations make their mark on the city....