All of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ activities in Russia to stop

14.03.22 | News
Nordens Hus
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has today announced that all activities of the Nordic Council of Ministers in Russia must cease. Projects that are currently underway must be completed within three months.

The Nordic Council of Ministers has had an established co-operation with Russia since 1995, with projects in areas such as health, the climate and environment, research, ,journalism, and the media. On 3 March, the Ministers for Nordic Co-operation made the decision to pause co-operation with Russia and Belarus until further notice following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Through the Minister for Nordic Co-operation, Anne Beathe Tvinnereim, the Presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers takes note of the Russian decision to cease co-operation.