Prime Minister Erna Solberg congratulates Jens Stoltenberg on appointment as NATO Secretary General

“I would like to congratulate Jens Stoltenberg on his appointment as Secretary General of NATO. In Jens Stoltenberg, NATO has found a strong, unifying Secretary General.

Today, Jens Stoltenberg has been given an important task that carries a great deal of responsibility. I am confident that he will carry out this task to the benefit of all NATO countries.

The Government looks forward to cooperating closely with him in his new role,” said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

Jens Stoltenberg and Erna Solberg

Jens Stoltenberg and Erna Solberg. Photo: Office of the Prime Minister

Foreign Minister Børge Brende. Photo: MFA

Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of Crimea

“Norway condemns Russia’s annexation of the Ukrainian Autonomous Republic of Crimea, which is in violation of international law. The use of military force by Russia to redraw national boundaries is unacceptable,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 18.03.2014)

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