American soldiers will be allowed to stay in Norway as if they were in the United States. Naturally, says the Minister of Defense.

The United States will move into Norwegian military bases. It provides free security for Norway. Russia is reacting strongly.

October 16, 2018. Soldiers from the US Marines arrive in Værnes to participate in the major exercise Trident Juncture. In the years to come, American soldiers will become a common sight in many places in Norway. Photo: Kristian Kapelrud, Armed Forces

May 3, 2021 5:49 AM

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A new agreement gives the US military a historic foothold in Norway. It is not a NATO agreement. It applies between the two countries.

The agreement will make it easier for the United States to:

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