Ambassadors

Important to speak out against all forms of discrimination: Canadian envoy Wilczynski tells The Oslo Times

Canadian Ambassador to Norway Artur Wilczynski, is also an expert in international security who has also served as the Director General of the International Security and Intelligence Bureau at the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development. His responsibilities included counter-terrorism, combating transnational organized crime, human smuggling and international defense. Additionally, before joining the Department of Foreign Affairs and...[ ] Full Article

There is absolutely no reason why Israel cannot have diplomatic relations with all the countries of the Gulf: Israel’s Ambassador to Norway Raphael Schutz

Israel’s Ambassador to Norway Raphael Schutz, in an Exclusive interview with The Oslo Times International News Network’s Editor-in-Chief Hatef Mokhtar, spoke about Israel, the Human Rights situation in Israel, the conspiracies against Israel and a whole lot more. The Excerpts below, give us an interesting insight into Israel, from ambassador Schutz, who is known as one of the heavyweights within his country’s diplomatic corps: As my first question, can you...[ ] Full Article

Norwegian Envoy to Nepal Kjell Tormod Pettersen with The Oslo Times

The Norwegian Ambassador to Nepal Kjell Tormod Pettersen and  Elin Gjedrem, First Secretary (Political Affairs) , in a short rendezvous with The Oslo Times International News Network’s Chief International Correspondent Prabalta Rijal Spoke about the democratic process in Nepal and efforts made by the Embassy of Norway in Nepal in facilitating the peace process. Excerpts: Nepal is in its transitional phase we have about nine day before the constitution is being...[ ] Full Article

Indonesia is deeply concerned with the situation of Rohingya Muslims

In the image above: (R) Ms. Esti Andayani – The Honorable Ambassador of Indonesia to Norway with Hatef Mokhtar Editor in Chief The Oslo Times (L) Honorable Ambassador of Indonesia to Norway, ‘The Oslo Times’ welcomes you to an exclusive interview with its Chief Editor and Editorial Board panel. It is indeed a privilege to be with you and exchange views with you on a range of important global issues. TOT: To start with we shall start with Indonesia-Norway ties. Not...[ ] Full Article

Norway plays an important part in Afghanistan’s development sector: Ambassador Manizha Bakhtari

 She’s an author, a journalist and a remarkable person- Afghanistan’s Ambassador to Nordic countries Manizha Bakhtari, prior to her ambassadorial assignment in September 2009 , was the chief of staff of the Afghan foreign minister and a part-time lecturer at Kabul University. In 2002, she was accredited as lecturer in the faculty of journalism in Kabul University. She  is also the author of two journalistic books: “The interesting World of...[ ] Full Article

Ukrainian Ambassador to Norway, Yurii Onischenko, tells The Oslo Times: “Russia planned to provoke an armed conflict not only in Crimea but also on the east and south of Ukraine which would cost many lives and the sovereignty of the entire state.”

Ukrainian Ambassador to Norway, Yurii Onischenko (center), Hatef Mokhtar, Editor in Chief, The Oslo Times (right), Thank you, Mister Ambassador, for making the time to meet with us on this very important day in the history of the Ukraine to discuss the situation there, as well as the election taking place during the current crisis.  Mr Ambassador, the Ukrainian crisis has escalated to unprecedented proportions and dropped numerous human casualties. Who is the main...[ ] Full Article

International police cooperation will naturally lead to an increase in the improvement of human rights. – John Ståle Stamnes

Exclusive Interview with John Ståle Stamnes – Assistant National Police Commissioner at The Norwegian Police Directorate with Hatef Mohktar, Editor in Chief of The Oslo Times International police cooperation will naturally lead to an increase in the improvement of human rights. – John Ståle Stamnes – Assistant National Police Commissioner at The Norwegian Police Directorate What is the purpose of this meeting? I understand it is about border crossing...[ ] Full Article
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