On Monday morning, Brende has participated in an international conference for peace and security in Iraq. The conference is held in France, where the representatives of European, Arabic and Gulf countries attend in addition to the US Foreign Minister, John Kerry.
Børge Brende says to VG that Barack Obama’s initiative to bring about an effective fighting terror organization ISIS is well received among the participating countries.
Brende also announced Norway will contribute to military activities in Iraq.
– First and foremost, we announced a further investment in the humanitarian field. But we also have an ongoing assessment of contributing military capacity building in the country.