Jan 24, 2014, 11:03 PM
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Iranian foreign minister meets Norwegian counterpart

Davos, Jan 24, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif who is here to paritipate in World Economic Forum on Friday met and conferred with his Norwegian counterpart Borge Brebde.

The two foreign ministers in the meeting while exchanging ideas on bilateral ties and regional developments, and praticulalrly the Syrian crisis, stressed the need for continuing consultations in that respect.



A country of northern Europe in the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, Norway was ruled by numerous petty kingdoms from the ninth century, and raiding parties reached Normandy, Iceland, Greenland, islands off Scotland and Ireland, and the coast of the New World. Norway was finally unified in the 12th century.



After 1397 it was controlled at various times by Denmark and Sweden. Independence was achieved in 1905. Oslo is the capital and the largest city. The Scandinavian country’s population is 4,630,000.

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