Norway wants to resume relation with Eritrea
The former Norwegian embassy in Asmara
Norwegian Foreign Ministry delegation are in Asmara for talks with government officials after the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has grown tired of the Eritreans who have been granted protection in Norway, often visit their home country Eritrea.
Immigration told the newspaper Vårt Land that there is extensive travel where Eritreans living in Norway visiting the homeland through Eritrea’s neighboring country Sudan.
The closure of the Norwegian Embassy in Eritrea three years ago thought to be the end of a chapter in Norwegian–Eritrean relations after Eritrea expelled all the Norwegian NGOs 18 years ago.
Another delegation of the Ministry of justice of Norwegian government had visited to Eritrea two years ago to discuss the immigration issue under the name of 'development cooperation'.
The delegation consisted of Mr. Jan Bugge-Mahrt, Ambassador, Ministry of Foreing Affairs; Mr. Siw S. Lexau, Deputy Director General, Ministry of Justice and Public Security; Mrs. Mette Ono Njøten, Senior Advisor, Ministry of Justice and Public Security; Mrs. Anne Siri Rustad, Policy Director/Return Coordinator, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration; Mrs. Bente Scott Amundsen, Senior Advisor, Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.
Since the closure of the Norwegian Embassy in Asmara, the Norwegian Embassy in Khartoum is accredited and took over responsibility for processing immigration matters to Eritrea.
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