Tagged: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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...

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 Takes Aim at G-20

“One of the Greatest Setbacks Since World War II” Norway’s foreign minister has described the group of the 20 most important industrialized and developing nations, which will meet this weekend in Toronto, as the...

Norway to send 323,000 sandbags to flood-stricken Hungary

This week, Norway is to send 323,000 sandbags to flood-stricken Hungary. Heavy rains have caused extensive flooding in Central Europe in recent weeks. Hungary has requested assistance from European countries in order to meet...

Norway urges north-south cooperation in tapping Sudan oil

Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre urged northern and southern Sudanese leaders on Tuesday to work together to maximize the country’s oil wealth, warning that otherwise both sides would lose out. Much of Sudan’s...