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Norwegian statement at the Jakarta Summit on the Tsunami Disaster

“Norway strongly welcomes this important Summit. The massive pledges of assistance, and the growing number of donors and NGOs wanting to extend their programmes, represent a great challenge to a successful aid delivery”, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jan Petersen, said in his statement at the Summit.

06/01/2005 :: Petersen strongly underlined the need for effective co-ordination of the international response at all levels, based on actual needs. Norway would welcome the establishment of coordinating mechanisms and multidonor funds. “The international community and the affected countries must work together to succeed, both in the immediate and the longer term”, he said.

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