The Royal Norwegian embassy in Ankara will be closed from the 28th to the 30th of July due to the Turkish holiday Şeker Bayramı, the celebration of the end of the Ramadan fast, and the embassy will be open again from Thursday 31st.

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From the 25th of September 2014, all applicants will have to book an appointment and come personally to the Embassy, to submit their application and give fingerprints.

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Photo: Mark Garten .

‘Education is key to reducing poverty. The Norwegian Government therefore intends to double its development assistance to education in countries affected by extreme poverty, crisis and conflict. It is particularly important for us to ensure that more girls have access to education,’ says Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

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‘Norway congratulates Ukraine, Moldova and Georgia on the signing of their association agreements with the EU. These agreements will bring these countries an important step closer to European integration,’ said Foreign Minister Børge Brende.

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Photo: Royal Norwegian Embassy in Athens.

Ambassaden ønsker å gi oppdatert informasjon vedrørende hvilke norske pass og reisedokumenter som er gyldig for reise til Tyrkia - og hvilke som ikke er gyldig for reise til Tyrkia. Dette er informasjon som er fersk av dato 01.07.2014.

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The mining area in Küre, Turkey . 
Photo: Magnus Borgos.

In May earlier this year the Turkish city of Küre hosted an international symposium where Norwegian World Heritage Site Røros Mining Town and the Circumference was represented by cultural heritage manager in Røros Municipality Magnus Borgos. The conference was jointly organized by the District Governorship of Küre-Department of Research and Development, Kastamonu University and Mimar Sinan Fine...

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‘We are deeply concerned about the escalating conflict in Iraq. The need for emergency relief in Iraq is acute and requires immediate action. The most pressing needs are for food, water, shelter, healthcare supplies and the implementation of measures to protect the civilian population. Norway will provide NOK 60 million in humanitarian support to the victims of the conflict,’ said Minister of...

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Photo: Mert Arislan.

Chef Jostein Medhus, head of the Norwegian Culinary Team, visited the Istanbul Culinary Institute to present a range of delicious recipes using Norwegian salmon. The Turkish daily newspapers Sözcü and Habertürk interviewed the chef and collected special tips on salmon and cooking.

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