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  • Norwegian’s Remarks Create a Stir

    The Foreign Ministry demanded an explanation Tuesday of remarks by the Norwegian ambassador to Israel, Torleiv Anda, that unfavorably compared the acts of Israeli soldiers in the West Bank and Gaza Strip to the Nazi occupiers of his country during World War II. Torleiv, quoted by Israel Radio, said that Norway was under occupation for… More ▸

  • Norway Mulls Probe of How Its Heavy Water Was Used by Israel

    Norwegian authorities are studying the feasibility of conducting their own investigation of whether heavy water Norway sold to Israel several years ago was used to make nuclear weapons, according to a report by Norinform, the official Norwegian news agency Monday. Heavy water is enriched in deuterium, the hydrogen isotope twice the mass of ordinary hydrogen… More ▸

  • Norwegian Unifil Official Denies Making Anti-israeli Statements

    The commander of the Norwegian contingent to the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) has denied anti-Israeli statements attributed to him in an Oslo newspaper. Col. Erling Heim was quoted as saying that Israeli officers had behaved towards the Norwegian soldiers just as the Nazis had done to the Norwegians during World War II…. More ▸

  • U.s., Canada, Norway Boycott Dinner After Israel is Barred

    The United States, Canada and Norway boycotted a dinner last night given by the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) in honor of the opening of the International Conference on Kampuchia because the hosts withdrew an invitation to Israel. Secretary of State Alexander Haig, who was expected to attend the dinner, declined to participate… More ▸

  • Norway to Discuss Oil Sale to Israel

    Israel and Norway are to begin discussions in coming months on the possible supply to Israel of surplus oil from Norway’s North Sea wells. This was agreed on yesterday in Norway in talks between Energy Minister Yitzhak Modai and his Norwegian counterpart; it was reported today in Jerusalem. Israel has approached Oslo on the oil… More ▸

  • No Oil to Israel from Norway. Uk

    The governments of Norway and Great Britain, which share oil from the North Sea fields, will not ask the controlling petroleum companies to sell any of it to Israel, the Embassies of the two countries made clear to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. Inquiries by the JTA followed reports from Oslo after Vice President Wolter Mondale… More ▸

  • Norway Studying Oil Sale to Israel

    Norwegian Foreign Minister haut Frydenlund has announced that his country is “seriously studying” Israel’s request for Norway to sell it oil and will give a reply next month. Frydenlund, who is attending the Scandinavian Foreign Ministers meeting in Copenhagen, said Norway’s decision will be given to Vice President Walter Mondale who is due to visit… More ▸

  • Norwegian Units of Unifil Come Under Fire from Terrorists

    Norwegian units of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) came under terrorist mortar fire yesterday near the Khardala Bridge in the eastern sector of the Litani River front in South Lebanon. There were no casualties. The Norwegians took shelter in sand-bagged positions but did not return the fire which came from the Beaufort… More ▸

  • 1000-man Norwegian Army to Constitute Part of Unifil

    A 1000-man Norwegian army unit arrived in Israel Friday and encamped at an Israeli army base over the weekend prior to entering south Lebanon where it will constitute part of the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL). Norwegian officers toured the Metullah area today to inspect the sector of south Lebanon that their troops… More ▸