Kvinne i hvit skjorte og mørk jakke bak talerstol. Blå bakgrunn med riksløve.

Restricting the possibilities of entry for Russian citizens

Press release 23/05/2024

The government is now further restricting the opportunity for entry to Norway for the purpose of tourism. The change will be in effect as of 29 May.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide and Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre at a press cconference.

Norway recognises Palestine as a state

Press release 22/05/2024

‘The Norwegian Government has decided that Norway will recognise Palestine as a state. In the midst of a war, with tens of thousands killed and injured, we must keep alive the only alternative that offers a political solution for Israelis and Palestinians alike: Two states, living side by side, in peace and security,’ said Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

Bildemontasje av mennesker i ulike jobb- og livssituasjoner. Illustrasjon til revidert nasjonalbudsjett 2024

A budget to provide security in demanding times

Press release 14/05/2024

Defence and security are the priorities in the Norwegian government’s proposal for the Revised National Budget. The government’s most important duty is to safeguard its people. Defence capability will be strengthened with a historic budget increase and police budgets will also increase to help combat gang crime. The government continues to uphold public services for the Norwegian people, supporting hospitals and reducing waiting times.

Grått kartutsnitt av Europa med Ukraina framhevet i blått.

Attack on Ukraine

Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022. On this page you will find content about the war in Ukraine and its consequences for Norway.

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