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Norway offers aid for Auschwitz upkeep

The complex consisting of Auschwitz I, Auschwitz II (Birkenau) and Auschwitz III (Monowitz) is the largest Nazi extermination camp.

  Norway will donate $ 312,000 to the upkeep of the memorial museum at the Nazi German Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp in Poland. "Auschwitz-Birkenau is perhaps the most important museum in Europe. This site tells a story that we are not allowed to forget," said Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre, at The International Task Force Holocaust meeting in Oslo on June 24. ...

Norwegian foreign minister condemns Iran’s president

Oslo/Geneva April 20- Norwegian Foreign Minister Jonas Gahr Støre on Monday "strongly rejected" remarks by Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad at a United Nations conference on racism and discrimination. "I strongly reject the previous speaker's remarks," Støre said when he was the first speaker to take the floor after Ahmadinejad's speech, news agency NTB reported. Several delegates ...