Foreign Affairs Minister Gahr Støre in Brussels

The Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jonas Gahr Støre, will be in Brussels on 21 – 22 November for meetings in the EEA Council, Minister Conference on Northern Dimension and bilateral meetings.

15/02/2006 :: Mr. Gahr Støre is participating in the biannual meeting between the EEA EFTA-states and the EU, represented by the current and forthcoming EU presidencies, as well as representatives from the EU Commission. The meeting opens with a political dialogue on foreign issues, with focus on the fight against terrorism, OSSE and capacity-building in Africa. Within the format of the official Council meeting, the Doha-round of trade talks within the WTO will also be discussed.

The Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister will also attend an orientation in connection with the Minister Conference on Northern Dimension. In addition to this, Gahr Støre will have bilateral meetings with EU Commissioners and Members of the European Parliament. The Foreign Affairs Minister is accompanied by State Secretary Liv Monica Bargem Stubholt of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Preliminary Programme. Information to the press.

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