Former Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg has been expelled from Norway’s Progress Party

Kjell-Børge FreibergPhoto: Ole Berg-Rusten / NTB
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Former Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg has been expelled from the Progress Party (FRP). According to the newspaper VG, the reason for the expulsion is that he allegedly leaked an internal document.

The former Minister of Petroleum and Energy was expelled at a meeting in Nordland FRP on November 5, VG writes.

The newspaper writes that Freiberg’s expulsion is related to allegations that he leaked an internal document to the newspaper Dagens Næringsliv (DN).

Freiberg confirmed that he had been expelled from the party in an email to VG.

“I can confirm that I have been expelled and have no comments other than that I do not understand the decision and the reasons behind it.”

Freiberg was the Minister of Petroleum and Energy from August 2018 to December 2019.

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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