Norway – Meeting between Harlem Désir and his counterpart (Paris, May 20, 2015)

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Harlem Désir, Minister of State for European Affairs, met on may 20 with Vidar Helgesen, Norwegian Minister for the European Economic Area and EU Affairs.

They discussed the main bilateral and European issues, especially the economic situation in Europe, migration, the Ukrainian crisis and issues relating to the Arctic region.

They also took stock of the fight against climate disruption and preparations for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. Mr. Laurent Fabius, COP21 President, visited the Svalbard archipelago with his Norwegian counterpart in July 2014 to take stock of the challenges posed by climate disruption in the Arctic and our bilateral cooperation in this field.