Gaza crisis: Foreign Minister urges parties to enter into immediate ceasefire

‘I urge the parties to the conflict in Gaza to call an immediate halt to the hostilities and engage in efforts to achieve a durable ceasefire, as called for by the Security Council. The suffering that is being inflicted on the civilian population is disproportionate and intolerable, and it must be stopped,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende

Anders Anundsen, Benedicte Bjørnland and Odd Reidar Humlegård

The threat against Norway is downgraded

The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) states that the threat level in Norway is on the way back to where it was when they presented their threat assessment in February 2014. (Ministry of Justice and Public Security, 31.07.2014)


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The Constitution - hand written. (Photo: MFA)

Celebrating the Constitution abroad

Nearly 150 different events to celebrate the bicentenary of the Norwegian Constitution will be held by our missions abroad in 2014.

Fields of responsibility in Erna Solberg’s government

Erna Solberg’s Government was appointed by the King in a session of the Council of State on 16 October 2013. It represents the Conservative Party (C) and the Progress Party (PrP).