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Foreign Minister met the Norwegian EU Mission

Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre met the staff of the Norwegian Mission to the EU on Monday 27 February to discuss elements of the Government’s European Policy.

16/02/2007 :: After the meeting Støre continued to Paris where he is to participate in the Ministerial Conference on Innovative Financing Mechanisms on Tuesday 28 February.
Sunday night the Foreign Minister attended a working dinner by the Party of European Socialists (PES) in preparation for the General Affairs and External Relation Council (GAERC) on 27 February. Among the issues discussed were the reactions in the Muslim world to publications of cartoons of the prophet Mohammed in the western media, and the relationship with the new Hamas-led Palestinian Authority. Norway is co-chair of the Ad Hoc Liaison Committee for the Coordination of International Assistance to the Palestinian People (AHLC).
(Published 27.02.06)

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Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre and Norwegian Ambassador to the EU Oda H. Sletnes.Photo: Unni Claussen