U.S. Secretary of State, Norwegian Foreign Minister discuss Russian threat and Ukraine

Russia’s international aggression and the situation around Ukraine were among key issues of discussion between U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Norwegian Foreign Minister Ine Søreide.

The meeting took place in Washington, DC, on Wednesday, December 19, the U.S Department of State informed in a press release.

“The parties discussed a range of issues of mutual interest, including Russia, Syria, Iran, and Ukraine,” the report reads.

In addition, the United States and Norway reaffirmed a close and long-lasting transatlantic partnership.

“Secretary Pompeo expressed appreciation for Norway’s role as a steadfast NATO Ally, including hosting the Trident Juncture NATO exercise,” the report says.