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Deeply worrying developments in eastern Ukraine

“Developments in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours give cause for concern. It is deeply regrettable that once again people have been killed as a result of the political conflict in the country,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

“Developments in eastern Ukraine over the last 24 hours give cause for...by armed groups in several cities in eastern Ukraine, in what appears to be a coordinated and...further escalation of the situation. Groups in eastern Ukraine must be able to express their views peacefully...

Council of Europe must discuss situation in Ukraine

“A meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers should be held as soon as possible to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The Council of Europe plays a key role in promoting democracy and the rule of law in its member states. The Council of Europe could therefore play a constructive part in addressing the continuing crisis in Ukraine,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...soon as possible to discuss the situation in Ukraine. The Council of Europe plays a key role...constructive part in addressing the continuing crisis in Ukraine,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. The...role in the current situation. “The situation in Ukraine remains serious. Norway is prepared to support initiatives...

Restrictive measures against further twelve persons who threaten the sovereignty of Ukraine

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has decided to expand the list of persons targeted by restrictive measures for actions that undermine or threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. A further twelve persons have been added to the list.

...threaten the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. A further twelve persons have been added to...sent by the international community, continued to violate Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, in breach of...threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine. The amendments to the regulations serve to implement...

Measures against individuals whose actions threaten Ukraine’s territorial integrity

The Government has today adopted restrictive measures against individuals responsible for actions that undermine or threaten the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine.

...or threaten the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine. Today’s decision formalises the Government’s decision...international response to Russia’s illegal actions in Ukraine. The measures include travel restrictions and asset-freeze...have undermined the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine, Norway stands together with the EU and much...

Escalating violence in Ukraine

“Deaths have been reported in connection with the demonstrations in Ukraine. Developments in the country are alarming. I urge both sides to refrain from violence at once and to enter into talks to avoid more bloodshed. The leaders of Ukraine have a particular responsibility for preventing the country from descending into an unpredictable spiral of violence,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...been reported in connection with the demonstrations in Ukraine. Developments in the country are alarming. I urge...talks to avoid more bloodshed. The leaders of Ukraine have a particular responsibility for preventing the country...violation of parliamentary procedure, are cause for concern. Ukraine must fulfil its international obligations. I urge the...

Reform and fight against corruption vital in Ukraine

“I welcome the formation of an interim government in Ukraine. It is vital for the country to re-establish a properly functioning government apparatus as quickly as possible after the recent turmoil, and to start essential reform processes,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...welcome the formation of an interim government in Ukraine. It is vital for the country to re-establish...national, ethnic and linguistic minorities, in accordance with Ukraine’s obligations as a member of the Council...civil society,” said Mr Brende. The situation in Ukraine is still tense, with unrest and demonstrations in...

New hope in Ukraine

“Following several days of violence that has shocked the world, it is very encouraging that the parties have today reached agreement on a way out of the crisis. If implemented successfully, the agreement could mark an important step towards democracy and reconciliation in Ukraine,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...an important step towards democracy and reconciliation in Ukraine,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. On...As a first step in implementing the agreement, Ukraine’s parliament approved the immediate restoration of the...full implementation of this agreement is essential if Ukraine is to find a lasting solution to the...

Norway strongly condemns violence in Ukraine

“Norway condemns the use of violence in Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. The authorities have a responsibility to stop the violence immediately,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende. Many people have been killed and a great many injured during the last 24 hours. The Ukrainian Ambassador to Norway has been summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

“Norway condemns the use of violence in Ukraine in the strongest possible terms. The authorities have...

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1 Projects in Ukraine supported by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs...Capacity Building for Climate Change Mitigation projects in Ukraine Ukraine is one of the largest industrial countries in...

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Projects in the CIS countries


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Statement of the Delegation of Ukraine at the Conference on Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear...let me on behalf of the delegation of Ukraine thank the Norwegian Government for arranging this Conference...committed to 3 pillars of the NPT. Moreover, Ukraine knows from its own experience how appalling the...

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Statements


Norway concerned about new legislation in Ukraine

“I am deeply worried by the fact that the Ukrainian parliament yesterday adopted a number of controversial laws without following normal parliamentary procedures or democratic principles,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...to reject any amendments to legislation that contravene Ukraine’s international obligations. The legislation that was passed...Mr Brende. There have been widespread demonstrations in Ukraine since 21 November, when the authorities reversed their...civil society in general. By passing these laws, Ukraine has clearly distanced itself from European values and...

Norway aligns itself with EU sanctions against Ukraine

The EU has agreed to impose sanctions on Ukrainian officials. “The situation in the country is extremely serious, and the death toll keeps rising. Norway has decided to align itself with the sanctions agreed on by a united EU,” Foreign Minister Børge Brende says.

...President Yanukovych and representatives for the opposition in Ukraine to seek a political solution to the crisis...

Norway’s engagement in the South Caucasus, Central Asia, Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova

...Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan, Ukraine and Uzbekistan. In addition, summaries have been prepared...

Meld. St. 20 (2011–2012)

EEA and Norway Grants Solidarity and cooperation in Europe

...recommendation has been followed. The Slovak Republic and Ukraine are drawing on the experience of the Norwegian...given to cross-border contact and cooperation with Ukraine. The Barents Secretariat in Norway is participating in...

Report No. 27 (2007-2008) to the Storting

Disarmament and Non-proliferation

...deployed in former Soviet republics Kazakhstan, Belarus and Ukraine were either dismantled or transferred to Russia. As...

NOU 2008: 14

Coherent for development?

...scarce commodity. During the negotiations, Russia and the Ukraine were allocated quotas that were the same as...

NOU 2009: 19

Tax havens and development

...Nevis and its ownership is located in the Ukraine. The vessel has some activity in Mauritania. Whether...

Norway condemns Russian military escalation in Crimea

“Together with the other members of NATO, Norway condemns Russia’s military escalation on the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine. Russia’s military activities in Crimea and the threats of further use of military force are a breach of international law. Russia has a particular responsibility to de-escalate the tense situation. The Russian authorities must immediately accept Ukraine’s request for dialogue with a view to resolving the crisis without the use of violence,” said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

...s military escalation on the Crimean peninsula in Ukraine. Russia’s military activities in Crimea and the...tense situation. The Russian authorities must immediately accept Ukraine’s request for dialogue with a view to...of the Russian Federation on the territory of Ukraine. Since then, significant numbers of Russian troops and...

Regrettable Russian veto in the Security Council

Russia vetoed a resolution in the UN Security Council this afternoon regarding the situation in Ukraine. Norway was co-sponsor of the resolution.

...Security Council this afternoon regarding the situation in Ukraine. Norway was co-sponsor of the resolution. “Russia...that was blocked by Russia would have confirmed Ukraine’s sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity. The...resolution. That underscores the broad international respect for Ukraine’s borders, and sends a clear signal to...

Guidelines: Project cooperation in ODA-approved OSCE countries

Guidelines for grants for projects in ODA-approved OSCE countries in Eurasia (Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus (budget item 164.73). The Section for Russia, Eurasia and Regional Cooperation is responsible for management of the grant scheme.

...Armenia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus (budget item 164.73). The Section...Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Moldova, Ukraine and Belarus (Eurasia except Russia). Target groups for...