German‑Norwegian relations are very close and amicable. The German occupation of Norway during the Second World War led to a profound rift in the traditionally very good relations between the two…
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met his Finnish, Danish, Swedish, Icelandic and Norwegian counterparts at the 20th anniversary of the Nordic Embassies in Berlin.
Literature can help to overcome borders and prejudices. “Reading also means taking on other people’s points of view,” said Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the opening of the Frankfurt Book Fair.
Working together to foster multilateralism: In Oslo, Foreign Minister Maas discusses how to strengthen international cooperation with his counterpart Ine Eriksen Søreide.
Foreign Minister Steinmeier holds talks with the Norwegian Government and NATO Secretary General designate Jens Stoltenberg in Oslo.
On 14 January, Foreign Minister Steinmeier met his Norwegian colleague, Børge Brende, in Berlin for political talks. The talks focused on the intensification of the energy relations between Germany and Norway as well as on current international issues.