Russia is puzzled at the decision by its neighbour Norway to allow US troops to be stationed on its soil from next year, a Russian embassy official said on Tuesday.
Oslo said on Monday it would allow some 330 US Marines to be billeted temporarily at the Vaernes military base in central Norway from January, the first foreign troops allowed to be posted on its territory since the end of World War Two.
Nato-member Norway and Russia share a border in the Arctic. For the past seven decades Oslo has had a policy of not allowing foreign troops to be stationed on …read more
Source: Cyprus Mail