Tag Archive for Jonas Gahr Støre

Støre in hole, keeps digging

Question from Torkil Åmland of the Progressive Party to foreign minister Jonas Gahr Støre: Will the foreign minister retract his previous condemnation of Israel’s reaction to the border violation on June 5th this year, and instead condemn the Syrian government’s…

JP publishes open letter to Støre

Jerusalem Post runs an open letter, penned by Shimon Samuels, to Norway FM Støre. Will Støre reply? Visit JP for the entire letter. Excerpt: Mr. Foreign Minister, your statement seems to fly in the face of both your training as…

Nobody likes a know-it-all, Jonas

Foreign minister Støre wrote an article for Dagsavisen that was also published on the government website. Here follows an unauthorized translation: Dialogue: upheavals in the Arab world could also provide a framework for a new spring between Palestinians and Israelis.…

Støre’s terms of endearment

Morten Høglund in the Progress Party posed a perfectly reasonable question to foreign minister Støre, namely whether the Norwegian government would demand from both the provisional Hamas-Fatah government, and a future Palestinian government, that it comply with the quartet requirement…

Islamists praise Støre

Norway has cultivated contacts with the Palestinians for decades, and has preciously little influence with them to show for it. The PA cannot account for how Norwegian development aid is spent, and they would not attend the Nobel Peace Prize…

Støre cozies up to the MB

The Egyptian MB has political power. Should Norway develop contacts with them? If yes, to what extent? Aftenposten runs an NTB article under the heading “Norway has contact with Muslim Brotherhood”. Summary: Norway has for a long time been in contacts with…