Bilde av UNRWAs sjef på pressekonferanse med utviklingsministeren og utenriksministeren

Norway increasing its support to UNRWA

Press release 17/06/2024

‘UNRWA is the backbone of the humanitarian response in Gaza. The war, accusations made by Israel, continuous attacks on the organisation and funds withheld by major donors, have put UNRWA in an extremely difficult financial situation. In this context, it is of importance that Norway is increasing our support by NOK 100 million,’ said Minister of International development Anne Beathe Kristiansen Tvinnereim.

Prime Minister Støre visits a power plant in Kyiv in 2023, bombed several times.

Norway to provide over NOK 1 billion to secure electricity in Ukraine

News story 16/06/2024

Norway will provide NOK 1.1 billion in support to Ukraine to secure the country’s electricity supply. ‘Russia is carrying out massive, systematic attacks to paralyse the power grid, but Ukrainians are working day and night to maintain essential electricity supplies for the population,’ said Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.

Styreleder i RITEK, Edgar Andreas Fossheim , forsvarsminister Bjørn Arild Gram og Rainer Fichtner fra KNDS  trykker hverandre i hånden.

Assembly of battle tanks in Norway

News story 11/06/2024

'I would like to congratulate KNDS Deutschland and RITEK who have today signed an agreement which means that, for the first time in history, tanks will be assembled in Norway. 37 of the 54 Leopard 2 tanks Norway has ordered from German Krauss-Maffei Wegmann are to be assembled at RITEK in Levanger. This could be the start of a new Norwegian industrial adventure', said Defence Minister Bjørn Arild Gram.

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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