Minister of Foreign Affairs (Norway)
The Minister of Foreign Affairs (Bokmål: Utenriksministeren, Nynorsk: Utanriksministeren) is a councilor of state and chief of the Norway's Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Since 14 October 2021, the position has been held by Anniken Huitfeldt of the Labour Party.
|Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway|
|Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
|Member of||Council of State|
|Seat||Victoria Terrasse, Oslo|
|Nominator||Prime Minister of Norway|
With approval of Parliament
|Term length||No fixed length|
|Constituting instrument||Constitution of Norway|
|Formation||7 June 1905|
|First holder||Jørgen Løvland|
|Succession||Second to Prime Minister|
|Deputy||State secretaries at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs|
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, based at Victoria Terrasse, Oslo, is responsible for Norway's relation with foreign countries, including diplomacy and diplomatic missions, trade, foreign aid and cooperation with international organisations. Except during the four in which a Deputy of the Prime Minister of Norway was appointed, the Minister of Foreign Affairs ranks second in the cabinet after the Prime Minister and is his deputy.