OSLO, December 12 /TASS/. Norway will not resume military cooperation with Russia which was frozen in March this year till late 2015, the Norwegian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
“The government has re-considered the issue once again and has decided not to unfreeze bilateral military activities till late 2015,” the Defense Ministry said, adding some other types of cooperation with Russia would remain unaffected.
Norwegian coastal guards, border guards and rescuers will continue cooperation with their Russian partners.
“The National Joint Headquarters of the Norwegian Armed Forces will preserve its contacts with the Northern Fleet for the purpose of guaranteeing security of all parties in northern sea areas and preserve stability and predictability in a region which is closest to us,” the Norwegian Defense Ministry said.