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Updated: 11/08/2012 06:57 | By Channel NewsAsia

Singapore and Norway affirm bilateral ties

Singapore and Norway affirm bilateral ties


Singapore and Norway affirm bilateral ties

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Norway have reaffirmed bilateral ties and the close cooperation shared between the two countries.

Norway’s Foreign Minister Espen Barth Eide met his counterpart K Shanmugam on Wednesday, as part of his visit to Singapore.

Both countries have good cooperation in areas such as politics, economy and the maritime sectors.

The Singapore Foreign Ministry said the two ministers welcomed opportunities to further explore bilateral collaboration.

They had a frank exchange of views, discussing developments in Europe, Asia and ASEAN.

The ministers also talked about leadership transition in China and the US presidential election.

— CNA/xq

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