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.
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Norway to provide support for earthquake victims in Morocco

News story 13/09/2023

‘Norway is providing NOK 10 million for life-saving assistance to the areas most seriously affected by the earthquake in Morocco. The funds will be channelled through the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies,’ said Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim.

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.