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His Excellency Kåre Aas


Kåre Aas became ambassador of Norway to the United States on Sept. 17, 2013, having most recently served as political director in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Oslo.

He was also Norway’s ambassador to Afghanistan from 2008 to 2010. From 2003 to 2008, Ambassador Aas served as director general in the Department for Security Policy and the High North, where his portfolio included the bilateral relationships between Norway and the United States, as well as Russia and the Central Asian republics.

He also chaired and was a member of several international groups working on nuclear disarmament and international peacekeeping operations. In addition, from 2005 to 2007, he served as Norwegian governor to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Board of Governors. Ambassador Aas, who was born on May 25, 1955, in Oslo, has three daughters and one son.


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2720 34th St., NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone: (202) 333-6000
Fax: (202) 337-0870