Norway and Russia continue their successful cooperation at the regional level, despite the mutual sanctions, said the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna, Solberg.
TROMSO (Norway), 26 Jan –. Between Norway and Russia will not be “business as usual”, but both countries continue their successful collaboration at the regional level, in the Arctic region and some other areas, said the Prime Minister of Norway, Erna, Solberg, answering the question.
“No, “business as usual” will not, because Norway has imposed sanctions against Russia, Russia has introduced sanctions against Norway because of the international situation. But we still have good cooperation at the regional level, in the areas that are important to the Arctic region, we continue to hold the teachings of the civil services,” said Solberg.
The Minister expressed the hope that these areas of cooperation will continue. In addition, noted, Solberg, due to the deterioration economic situation experienced a decline in trade between Kirkenes and Murmansk, but this year the situation is slightly improved.