Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)

Minister of Foreign Affairs

Anne Beathe Tvinnereim (Cent.)

Minister of International Development

The main task of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is to secure and promote Norway’s interests internationally. Norway’s interests are determined by such factors as its geographical location in a strategically important area, its open economy, its position as a coastal state and steward of substantial marine resources, and its extensive exports of oil and gas.
Ukraina - med grenser til Russland og Hviterussland i nord, Polen i vest/nordvest, Slovakia og Ungarn i vest og Romania og Moldova i sørvest. Ill.: wikimedia commons

Latest news on the situation in Ukraine

An overview of articles on the rise in tensions between Russia and Ukraine and the Russian attack on Ukraine on 24 February 2022 is available below.

This SAS aircraft is used to evacuate Ukrainian patients and war wounded

Norway extends agreement on medical evacuation from Ukraine

Norwegian assistance in the medical evacuation of patients from Ukraine to hospitals in Europe is in high demand in the EU and Ukraine. The Norwegian Government is extending its agreement with Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) on the transport of patients from 1 May to 31 August.