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Norwegian Foreign Minister met with Straw

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Gahr Støre, met with Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Jack Straw, last week.

15/02/2006 :: The bilateral meeting between the ministers was the first after Mr Støre took office and coincided with the Special Visit of The King and Queen of Norway to the UK. The issues on the Foreign Minister’s agenda was amongst other to inform his UK colleague about the policy of the new Norwegian government and express the need for more regular bilateral meetings between Norway and the UK. In addition to this, issues related to the enlargement of the EEA were discussed.

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Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, Jack Straw, and Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister Jonas Gahr Støre.Photo: FCO/Norwegian Embassy to the UK.