Photo: Ahmad Baroudi.Photo: Ahmad Baroudi

‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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Statement by Ambassador Geir O. Pedersen, Security Council Open Debate, 26 January 2016.

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8. januar 2016 ble 3 turister skadet da gjerningsmenn forsøkte å angripe Hotel Bella Vista in Hurghada. Det var ikke nordmenn blant de skadde. Ambassaden følger situasjonen nøye. Det er norske turister i området. Ambassaden i Kairo har nå et lite team på plass i Hurghada for å bistå reiseselskapene og for kontakt med lokale myndigheter. 

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‘It is essential to increase climate finance for poor countries in order to reach agreement in Paris and so that the new agreement can be implemented effectively,’ said Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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In response to the large number of asylum seekers entering the country, the Norwegian Government has proposed legislative amendments that among other things will enable the swift return of certain asylum seekers.

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Utenriksdepartet endret reiserådet for Egypt 7. november 2015.

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Norwegian Solar power producer Scatec Solar has launched field activities in Egypt and has begun engineering and procurement related activities in Benban and Zafarana.

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Den norske ambassaden i Kairo følger sikkerhetssituasjonen på Sinaihalvøya nøye. Vi minner om at personer som skal reise, eller allerede oppholder seg i Egypt oppfordres til å registrere seg på Reiseregistrering.no . Dette er et tilbud til norske reisende som ønsker å registrere kontaktopplysningene sine hos Utenriksdepartementet.

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