Japan-Norway Relations

November 1, 2023

On 01 November, following the appointment of the H.E. Mr. Espen Barth Eide, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Norway, Ms.KAMIKAWA Yoko, Minister for Foreign Affairs, sent a congratulatory letter to Minister Eide.

  1. In the letter, Minister Kamikawa congratulated Minister Eide on his appointment and stated that she would like to cooperate with Minister Eide to further promote cooperation in a wide range of areas with Norway as partners which share fundamental values and principles.
  2. Minister Kamikawa also mentioned her willingness to cooperate closely with Minister Eide to contribute to maintaining and strengthening the free and open international order based on the rule of law, including response to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine as well as situations in the Middle East and efforts toward realizing a "free and open Indo-Pacific".

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