Condolences from His Majesty King Harald to His Excellency Frank-Walter Steinmeier, President of the Federal Republic of Germany.
HE Frank-Walter Steinmeier
President of the Federal Republic of Germany
Office of the Federal President
I was saddened to learn about the severe flooding in the Laender of Nordrhein-Westfalen and Rheinland-Pfalz, that has caused such widespread destruction and the loss of so many lives.
On behalf om myself and of the people of Norway, I am sending you my sincere condolences, and ask you to convey my condolences to those bereaved or otherwise affected by this terrible natural disaster.
An ocean of possibilities
Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands are conducting a state visit to Norway. Today they travelled to Trondheim to learn more about the vast potential of the oceans and efforts to promote the transition to green energy.
“We share core values”
Freedom of expression has a strong position in Norway and the Netherlands, and both countries give priority to efforts to combat hate speech. A group of youth representatives gathered at Oslo’s new main public library for a seminar and debate this morning.