Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg to lead national delegation at The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue Forum
Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg will visit Russia for the first time since 2014. She and Norway's Minister of Foreign Affairs Ine Eriksen Søreide will participate in the business program of The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue 5th International Arctic Forum. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Norway to the Russian Federation Rune Resaland made the announcement during his meeting with Russian Presidential Advisor Anton Kobyakov.
"We hope that the visit will be a success. The Arctic plays a very important role for Norway, and we are committed to that region. It is one of our priorities, and our views on Northern matters largely coincide with those of Russia. We are working together successfully in that region, so this event is of utmost importance for us," Rune Resaland said.
Prime Minister of Norway Erna Solberg will travel to Russia on a working visit for the first time since she attended the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. There are plans to discuss the development of the Extreme North and cooperation between the Arctic Council's member states.