Katrin Colonna, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, one of her Norwegian counterparts, Ms. Anikken Huitfeldt, on May 23, 2023 in Paris.

Cette rencontre a permis de réaffirmer le soutien indéfectible de nos deux pays à l’Ukraine dans tous les domaines, aussi longtemps que necessaire.

The two ministers exchanged views on the issues of the next informal meeting of NATO foreign ministers, which will be held on May 31 and June 1 in Oslo and will constitute an important moment in the preparation of the next Summit in Vilnius (11-12 Juliet). The Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs has, in particular, mis en avant l’ampleur de la contribution française au reinforcement de la posture de l’Alliance on its eastern flank, marked notably by a significant engagement in Romania, in Poland et dans les pays baltes.

L’échange a permis de saluer la qualité de la cooperation pour la conversion verte et la sécurité énergétique en Europe, que les ministres souheitent pursuivre et reinforcer. The two ministers also discussed security in the Grand North, the situation in the Near East, in Afghanistan, the relationship with China, partnerships in the spatial domain and bilateral cooperation, notably educational, between the two countries.