Tagged: South Sudan

Norway congratulates the world’s newest state

Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg said, “We congratulate South Sudan on becoming the world’s newest state. Norway has been an active player in the peace process in Sudan, and we will continue our engagement...

South Sudan gains its independence

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon and Minister of the Environment and International Development Erik Solheim represented Norway today at the ceremony marking South Sudan’s independence. 09.07.2011 The peace agreement signed in 2005 ended...

A new era for Sudan

“The referendum on independence  for South Sudan  is a historic watershed for Sudan. It is also of great importance to the region and to Africa as a whole,” said Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. The...