Bilde av utenriksminister Eide og den palestinske statsministeren stådene med brevet mellom seg.

Norway recognised the state of Palestine

News story 28/05/2024

‘For over 30 years, Norway has been one of the strongest advocates of a Palestinian state. Norway’s recognition of Palestine as a state today represents a milestone in Norwegian-Palestinian relations,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

Klima- og miljøminister Espen Barth Eide

Syria crisis demands continued attention

Press release 27/05/2024

‘The crisis in Syria must not be forgotten, even at a time of many ongoing conflicts and wars. 90 per cent of the Syrian population live in poverty, according to the World Bank. Norway will therefore provide NOK 500 million in support to the work by our partners in Syria in 2024,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

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.

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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