Latest news from the Norwegian Government 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.

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  • Four trains are ready for Ukraine

    24/02/2024 Press release Ministry of Transport, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Two years have passed since Russia’s full scale invation of Ukraine. As a part of Norway’s contribution to keep the economy and life in Ukraine going, four trains that Ukraine has requested, are ready to be transported to the war-stricken country. These are the first passenger trains that are donated to Ukraine through the EU Civil Protection Mechanism.

  • Displaced people from Ukraine may have their residence permit for Norway extended by a further year

    16/02/2024 Press release Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    The Ministry of Justice and Public Security today made an amendment to Norway’s Immigration Regulations, allowing Ukrainians who have had temporary collective protection for two years to be granted continued residence for a further year. A condition for extension is that the person still meets the conditions for a first-time permit.

  • Norway joins NATO initiative on production capacity

    15/02/2024 News story Ministry of Defence

    Today, the Norwegian Minister of Defence, Bjørn Arild Gram, signed a Letter of Intent on joint procurement of ammunition and missiles.

  • Announcement of this year’s threat and risk assessments

    14/02/2024 News story Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    On 12 February, the Norwegian Intelligence Service, the Police Security Service, and the Norwegian National Security Authority published their open threat and risk assessments.

  • Norway to support efforts to locate missing persons in Ukraine

    10/02/2024 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is providing NOK 100 million for efforts to find and identify persons who have gone missing in Ukraine in connection with Russia’s war of aggression.

  • Norway provide more NASAMs to Ukraine

    09/02/2024 News story Ministry of Defence, Office of the Prime Minister

    The Government proposes to the Norwegian Parliament to order a further ten launch units and four fire control centers of the air defense system NASAMS from Kongsberg Defense and Aerospace (KDA). This is done in addition to repurchasing the equipment that has already been donated to Ukraine. The investment is NOK 3.45 billion.

  • Norwegian support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries

    07/02/2024 Article Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Health and Care Services, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    This is an overview of Norway’s support to Ukraine and other countries affected by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

  • Opening address by the Prime Minister at Leangkollen Security Conference

    05/02/2024 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    “I believe that the notion of deterrence and reassurance is the right equation. But what matters is that the deterrence has to be credible. We have to make it credible in the way we invest, train and exercise our responsibility. The reassurance point for me is really about how we are recognisable, long-term and predictable”, said Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

    By Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre Oslo

  • Important dialogue with China

    05/02/2024 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    ‘It's important to maintain dialogue and cooperation with China on current international affairs and the global economy. We have discussed the wars in the Middle East and Ukraine, the situation in the Red Sea, and the need for cooperation on climate issues and how to strengthen the international institutions. I have also raised the issue of human rights,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

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    Norway’s support to Ukraine is of vital importance

    02/02/2024 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    The Nansen Support Programme for Ukraine is helping Ukraine both to defend its people and territory against Russia’s attacks and to maintain critical public functions.

  • Norway extends agreement on medical evacuation from Ukraine

    02/02/2024 News story Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Health and Care Services

    Norway is extending its cooperation with the EU on transporting Ukrainian patients to Norway and other European hospitals for medical treatment. Norway will continue the medical evacuation operation until November 2024.

  • Norway to open embassy office in Moldova

    02/02/2024 Press release Ministry of Foreign Affairs

    Norway is strengthening its presence in Moldova by opening an embassy office in the capital Chișinău.

  • Settlement of refugees

    30/01/2024 Article Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion, Ministry of Children and Families

    Settlement with public assistance is a voluntary service offered by the Norwegian state. The Norwegian Directorate of Integration and Diversity (IMDi) and municipalitices decides where refugees are setteled.

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    New measures to ensure continued control of immigration

    30/01/2024 Press release Ministry of Labour and Social Inclusion, Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is continuing with full force. More than half of the Ukrainian refugees who arrive in the Nordic countries seek protection in Norway. Norway will continue to provide support for Ukrainians, but is imposing more restrictions to bring the level of arrivals closer to that of the Nordic countries.

  • Norway allocates two billion Norwegian kroner to increase production capacity of ammunition

    17/01/2024 Press release Office of the Prime Minister, Ministry of Defence

    The Norwegian government allocates two billion kroner to increase production capacity in the Norwegian defence industry, mainly for artillery ammunition. The government has already allocated approximately one billion NOK to increase the Norwegian capacity of ammunition production through co-financing of ASAP projects.

  • About the war graves

    16/01/2024 Article Ministry of Culture and Equality

    There are 29 450 foreign war graves in Norway. All foreign war graves are maintained and provided for by the Norwegian Government.

  • The Prime Minister’s speech at the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) annual conference

    09/01/2024 Speech/statement Office of the Prime Minister

    “We have enough land area in our country to be able to develop onshore wind power wisely and responsibly. And soon we will be holding the first auction for offshore wind projects. This represents a milestone”, said Prime Minister Støre.

    By Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre Oslo Spektrum

  • Readmission agreements

    08/01/2024 Article Ministry of Justice and Public Security

    Overview of countries Norway has signed readmission agreements with.

  • - Ukrainian fighter pilots will begin their training in Denmark with Norwegian F-16`s.

    03/01/2024 News story Ministry of Defence

    Defence minister Bjørn Arild Gram visited the airfield in Bodø this week, where the remaining preparations for the F-16s are being conducted before a mission. Norway is presenting two F-16 fighter jets that will train and educate Ukrainian personnel in Denmark. Norway is also sending down ten instructors that will aid in the training and education. - The contribution of F-16 from the military sector is nothing more than impressive, states the defence minister.

  • General tax conventions between Norway and other states

    02/01/2024 Article Ministry of Finance

    General tax conventions for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion,and other international agreements regarding tax matters.

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