Norway will at least double the Syria-contribution

Displaced children, who fled with their familiesDisplaced children, who fled with their families the violence from Islamic State. REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Norway will, at least,  carry NOK 1.5 billion in the suitcase to  the donor conference for Syria next week.

– The importance of a broad mobilization and maximum effort from all sides, turn Foreign Minister Brende  fixed before he and Prime Minister Erna Solberg are going to London next week.

Where  the international community will Thursday  be gathered to a donor conference for Syria and the region around the war-torn country. Norway urges all about doubling the promises made in a similar donor conference in Kuwait last year.

At that time put Norway NOK 750 million on the table.

– Norway and the co-organizer encourage all donor countries on  the Syria conference to at least doubling their contribution they gave during the previous donors’ conference, writes Brende in an email.

 Norway pledged NOK 750 million, and we will, at least, double this contribution at the start of this year, according to the promise will the final amount will be announced at the conference.


Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today