New Minister of Defence is Ine Eriksen Søreide. New State Secretary is Øystein Bø. New Political Adviser is Audun Halvorsen.
Following the resignation tendered by Jens Stoltenberg’s second government October 14, the King in a Council of State session October 16 accepted the resignation. At the same time, the King appointed Erna Solberg’s government to take over.
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On the 23rd March the Norwegian Government presented the new Long term plan for Defence. The established defence policy goals and ambitions are corroborated.
On 14 June the Norwegian parliament (Stortinget) adopted the white paper “Competency for a new era”, Meld. St. 14 (2012-2013). The report is now available in English.
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