Here is what Norway’s new government, lead by Prime Minister Erna Solberg, says in relation to Israel in it’s political platform. MIFF’s unofficial translation follows, read Norwegian original.
The government will
- have a balanced attitude to the Middle East-conflict, actively support the goal of Israel and Palestine as two stated within secure and international recognized borders and support democratic development in the Middle East.
- lay the ground for strengthened research and development cooperation, trade, tourism and cultural exchange with Israel. The government does not see boycott of Israel as a contribution to dialogue, understanding and a peaceful development in the Middle East.
- mark a clear critical stand against all form of Antisemitism and actively work against economical contributions to terrorism, including reward of prisoners.
In the chapter about international aid, is included:
- The government will not support organizations that encourages violence or promote hateful expressions, racism or antisemitism, specifically in the Palestinian areas.