Norway pledges €12m in Lebanon aid

I am pleased to announce that Norway is pledging another 12 million euros to Lebanon for 2007, Foreign Minister Støre said Thursday. Norway has contributed approximately 24 million euros for the recovery and reconstruction of Lebanon since the tragic events last summer.

26/01/2007 :: This includes humanitarian aid, environmental support and assistance to Palestinian refugees.

The Norwegian Foreign Minister was speaking at the Paris Conference on Recovery, Reconstruction and Reform of Lebanon.

Click here for the transcript of Mr Støre’s speech.

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