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European Commission: Commission adopts proposals to make EU-US agreement on tariffs effective

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The European Commission today published a proposal for a Council and European Parliament regulation to scrap duties on certain imports to the EU. In return, the United States will reduce its duties on certain EU exports to the U.S. market. This will put into effect the agreement announced by the EU and the U.S. on […]

Source: European Commission

Published: September 8, 2020


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Minister of Agriculture & Food Olaug Bollestad on the Export of Organic Norwegian Agricultural Products to the US

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Minister of Agriculture & Food Olaug Bollestad (KrF) recently replied to a written question (no. 2461) from Bård Hoksrud (FrP) regarding if she will work to land an agreement that will make it possible for Norwegian producers to export organic products to the US. Bollestad noted that in the absence of an equivalence agreement (the […]

Source: Regjeringen.no

Published: September 4, 2020


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Reuters: Norway PM says will not ease COVID-19 restrictions yet

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OSLO (Reuters) – Norway will not yet ease restrictions designed to counter the novel coronavirus even though the spread has been slower recently, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Friday. “Even if the infection numbers are coming down, we can’t say that we have landed safely yet… we have to be sure that we maintain […]

Source: Reuters


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Americans Can Vote Wherever They Are: It’s Easy to Register and Request Your Ballot Today!

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By Melissa Aaserud, US Embassy in Norway Overseas citizens, active duty military members, and their families are encouraged to register and request their ballot as soon as possible to avoid potential mail delays or other disruptions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic response.   The Federal Voting Assistance Program, (FVAP), recommends military and overseas voters use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) at FVAP.gov […]

Source: US Embassy in Norway


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Sons of Norway Viking: Seven Years as Norway’s Ambassador with Kåre R. Aas

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I have served as Norway’s Ambassador to the United States for the past seven years. It has been a privilege and an honor to work every day on further developing the already excellent relationship between our two countries. In a few weeks I will leave Washington, D.C., and move on to new challenges. It is […]

Source: Sons of Norway

Published: September 21, 2020


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