The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara is seeking a political advisor to join our political team.

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Norwegian Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende and Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Ҫavuşoğlu. 
Photo: The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Ankara.

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende visited Ankara January 12th 2016

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is launching a new strategy today for efforts to promote freedom of expression. ‘Freedom of expression and independent media are under growing pressure. Norway is therefore strengthening its international work in this field,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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En bombe gikk av i Sultanahmet-området i Istanbul om morgenen 12. januar.

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‘The agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme is historic, and it is crucial that it is implemented in a credible way. Norway has therefore helped to ensure that Iran’s excess enriched uranium is replaced by natural uranium, so that the commitments in the agreement can be met,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Turkey is becoming more and more important for Norway.  The bilateral trade is trebled over the last ten years, albeit from a low base.  Last year there were more than 400.000 visits from Norway to Turkey, which is an impressive figure considering a Norwegian population of 5 million.  The Turkish diaspora in Norway amounts to 16.000 – perhaps less impressive as a number, but the Tur

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‘The crisis in Syria is having unspeakable consequences for millions of people in Syria and its neighbouring countries. The best way we can help is by providing direct assistance in Syria and the region. For this reason, Norway is now increasing its aid to Syria and the region to NOK 2.4 billion for 2016. We intend to maintain this high level of assistance and will provide a total of around NOK...

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The Norwegian Ambassador to Turkey, H.E. Janis Bjørn Kanavin . 
Photo: Pink Life QueerFest .

Pink Life QueerFest is the first festival of its kind in Turkey and is arranged by the Pink Life Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) Solidarity Association in Ankara. The Royal Norwegian Embassy is among the festival’s sponsors.

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Izmir's first Norwegian Film Week has proven to be a success. The festival is extended by two days, and eleven new screenings have been added.

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Northern lights over the Ersfjord in Tromsø. 
Photo: Bjørn Jørgensen / Innovation Norway .

Experience the northern lights or the midnight sun north of the Arctic Circle, or visit the world-famous Norwegian fjords, spectacular mountains and glaciers.

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Here is an overview of some useful official Norwegian websites.

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