US Marine rotational forces have been stationed in Norway since the beginning of 2017, helping Norway and NATO boost their presence in the Arctic.
Norway is considering whether to ask the US to extend the deployment of Marines to the country.
The US has already expressed interest in an extension, Norway’s defense minister said in March.
Marines in Norway are focused on training for cold-weather operations — training motivated in part by increasing tensions with Russia.
Norway’s government may ask the US to extend a Marine Corps deployment in the country, Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide told …read more
Source: Pulse Nigeria