‘I welcome today’s agreement on Iran’s nuclear programme. This historic agreement will benefit the international community, the Middle East and Iran. It will also pave the way for closer political and economic contact with Iran,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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‘Due to the crisis in Syria, around three million children and young people no longer have access to schooling. More than half of a million of them are refugees in Lebanon. We are now providing an additional NOK 75 million for education for these refugees, which brings Norway’s total contribution for these efforts to NOK 120 million,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Leaders from all over the world will meet in Oslo on 6–7 July to garner support for a joint effort to promote education in countries affected by conflict, crisis and poverty. Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende will open the Oslo Summit on Education for Development, together with UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Malala Yousafza...

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‘I condemn today’s terrorist attack in Sousse in Tunisia. Once again, ruthless terrorists have carried out a brutal attack on civilians in the country. Our thoughts go to all those who have lost their loved ones,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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‘Once again, France has been hit by a brutal and shocking attack. Our thoughts are with all those who have been affected and their families. Norway stands together with France in the fight against terrorism and violent extremism,’ said Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende.

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Refugee camp for Afghans in Kerman

As one of the biggest donors to the United Nation High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR), Norway remains deeply concerned about the increase in the World’s refugee population. The embassy would therefore like to share UNHCR’s latest key findings from their latest report. Furthermore, we would like to use this opportunity to recognize Iran’s continued commitment by hosting 982 000 registered...

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