U.S. Embassy Oslo Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Christian Marchant Delivers Remarks at Rafto Conference

U.S. Embassy Oslo Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Christian Marchant was honored to represent the United States at the Rafto Conference in Bergen on November 13, 2021. The winner of this year’s Rafto Prize is San Francisco-based NGO Human Rights Data Analysis Group. See full video of the program and U.S. Embassy Oslo Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Marchant’s remarks here:  The Rafto Conference 2021 on Vimeo

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U.S., U.K. Ships Operate in the Barents Sea

BARENTS SEA – Four U.S. Navy ships and a Royal Navy ship entered the Barents Sea, working together to conduct maritime security operations in the challenging environmental conditions above the Arctic Circle, May 4, 2020. Three Arleigh Burke-class Aegis destroyers USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Porter (DDG 78), USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) are supported …

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Press Release: Travel Restrictions to the United States to Mitigate Risks Posed by COVID-19

PRESS RELEASE Oslo March 12, 2020 — On March 11, President Donald J. Trump issued a Proclamation to mitigate risks posed to the United States by the COVID-19 situation worldwide. The Proclamation sets certain temporary restrictions and limitations on entry into the United States for persons who have been in the Schengen Area during the …

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Op-Ed by Ambassador Braithwaite: Why Two Percent?

In an op-ed published in VG on October 2, 2019, Ambassador Braithwaite explained the origins of the NATO 2 percent spending goal and the importance of Norway meeting its 2014 Wales pledge.  Below is the English version of the op-ed. As the debate continues over defense spending and Norway reaching the agreed upon pledge of 2% …

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Op-Ed by Ambassador Braithwaite: European Security Cannot Mean More to the United States than It Does to Europe

In an op-ed published in VG on August 13, 2019, Ambassador Braithwaite calls on Norway to live up to its 2014 Wales Pledge.  Below is the English version of the op-ed. Norway is a magnificent country. From the people to your culture to your geography, beauty is everywhere. As the United States Ambassador, I have now lived amongst …

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USA trekker seg ut av INF-avtalen

UTTALELSE FRA UTENRIKSMINISTER POMPEO USA trekker seg ut av INF-avtalen 2. august 2019 2. februar 2019 ga USA seks måneders forhåndsvarsel om oppsigelse av traktaten om Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) på grunn av Den russiske føderasjons fortsatte brudd på avtalen. I henhold til avtalens Artikkel XV trer USAs oppsigelse i kraft i dag da Russland …

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