(MODERN TIMES brings Tunander's consultation response to the Storting in connection with the base agreement discussed this spring.)
The American-Norwegian "supplementary agreement" is a radical breach of the Norwegian base declaration and of the Norwegian policy of "deterrence and reassurance". The Storting must reject this agreement.
The supplementary agreement between USA and Norway from 16 April 2021 states that it shall be perceived as a supplement to, or a clarification of, the current agreement and that this supplementary agreement does not change Norwegian base policy, nuclear policy or peace and security policy. It is also stated that "activities in accordance with this agreement shall be carried out with full respect for Norwegian sovereignty".
However, the agreement also gives a different picture. The agreement allows Norway to relinquish sovereignty over Norwegian territories. . .
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