NATO is stronger after summit

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"During the summit, NATO took steps that strengthen the alliance’s preparedness and response capability”, says Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide.

Norway takes part in multinational rapid reaction force

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Norway will provide forces to the multinational high-readiness Joint Expeditionary Force. Minister of Defence Ine Eriksen Søreide signed the agreement during the NATO summit on Wednesday.

Bilateral military activities with Russia suspended for the year

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Norway is suspending all scheduled bilateral military activities with Russia for the rest of the year. In March, the Government decided to suspend such activities through the end of May and to reassess the situation at that time.

Photo: Marita I. Wangberg, MoD

Ine Eriksen Søreide

Ine Eriksen

Minister of Defence

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