| Norwegian Foreign Minister to Visit Israel|
(Communicated by the Foreign Ministry Spokesman)
Norwegian Foreign Minister Knut Vollabaek will conduct a working visit to Israel, between 12-13.11.98, to be updated on developments since the signing of the Wye agreement. FM Vollabaek will hold a working meeting with Foreign Minister Ariel Sharon tomorrow (Thursday), 12.11.98, at 15:30 hours, following which a statement may be given to the press. FM Vollabaek will meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu at 17:00 hours.
This is the third time that FM Vollabaek has visited Israel since the formation of the current Norwegian government in September 1997. Norway is deeply involved in the peace process, and provides 10% of all international contributions to the Palestinian Authority.