Norway’s MFA asks Qatari ambassador to explain the arrests of NRK journalists

Halvor Ekeland - Lokman Ghorbani - homePhoto: Håkon Mosvold Larsen / NTB
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The Qatari ambassador will have to explain Qatar’s arrests of two NRK journalists in a meeting with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

The Foreign Ministry’s communications manager Trude Måseide shared the information with NTB.

Journalists Halvor Ekeland and Lokman Ghorbani were in Qatar to report on the upcoming football World Cup in the country. 

They were arrested and put in solitary confinement for 32 hours before being released. On Wednesday, they were back on Norwegian soil.

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

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