Finnish President Sauli Niinistö meets on Wednesday with Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson and Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Störe. The foreign and defence ministers of all three countries, including Pekka Haavisto (Green) and Mikko Savola (Cen) from Finland, will also participate in the mini-summit. The three-way Nordic conference willContinue Reading

TRONDHEIM, Norway (2/20/23) – Celebrating one-half century of training together last week, Norway and the Minnesota National Guard further strengthened ties by formally pairing in the Department of Defense National Guard State Partnership Program. The addition of Norway to the 30-year-old, 100-nation security cooperation program adds a Nordic country withContinue Reading

Sami in Norway are also awaiting an official report aimed at correcting past wrongs from a state commission named for what it’s seeking: truth and reconciliation. It’s due this summer, after a lengthy investigation into how Norwegian- and church authorities tried for generations to strip the Sami of their ownContinue Reading

Forsvarsministeren, statsministeren og finansministeren fortalde om innkjøpet i dag. Forsvarssjefen anbefalte ikkje dette, men er i dag positiv til antalet. Regjeringa har planlagt for å kjøpe inn fleire nye stridsvogner, sjølv om forsvarssjefen ikkje anbefalte dette. Kor mange stridsvogner dei ville kjøpe, og kva typar har ikkje vore kjent førContinue Reading