Tagged: Iran

Norway ships Iran uranium

As part of an international deal, Norway ships six tons of raw uranium to replace enhanced The Local Norway has contributed to the international nuclear agreement with Iran by assisting with the transport of...

Norway aligns itself with EU sanctions against Iran

Norway has decided to align itself with the EU’s further sanctions against Iran. “The decision is an expression of Norway’s support for the efforts of the international community to engage Iran in a binding...

Norway condemns terrorist attack in Iran

Norway condemns the suicide attack in Sistan-Baluchistan province in southeastern Iran on Thursday 15 July. “Norway deeply deplores this act of terrorism,” said State Secretary Gry Larsen. Ms Larsen also expressed her sympathy for...

Norway condemns death sentences in Iran

July 6, State Secretary Espen Barth Eide summoned the Iranian Ambassador, Seyed Hossein Rezvani, to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in connection with two death sentences in Iran. Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani has been sentenced...

U.S. threatens oil company with operations in Iran

The U.S. Congress will sharpen the reaction to oil companies operating in Iran, and among those named in a new report, Statoil. House of Representatives and the Senate has voted to tighten sanctions against...

Norway requests Iranian diplomat to leave the country

On Feb. 24, the Norwegian Ambassador in Teheran was summoned to the Iranian Foreign Ministry. During the meeting he was given an official note and a letter addressed to Foreign Minister Støre, in which...

Norway expels Iranian diplomat in Tehran response

On March 3, Norway’s Foreign Ministry said it had asked Iran to remove one diplomat from Norway after Iranian authorities demanded one Norwegian diplomat leave Tehran. Norway said Iran had protested against Norway granting...