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President Barack Obama visits Prime Minister Stoltenberg

Pressemelding   •   des 07, 2009 11:05 CET

Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg will receive President Barack Obama at the Office of the Prime Minister on Thursday 10 December. The meeting will take place at 10 am.

At 10.00 am Prime Minister Stoltenberg will receive President Obama at the Office of the Prime Minister. Photo opportunity for a limited photo pool.

At the start of the meeting between Prime Minister Stoltenberg and President Obama there will be a photo opportunity for a limited photo pool (EBU, Scanpix, AP, AFP  and Reuters).

After the meeting, Prime Minister Stoltenberg and President Obama will give press statements.


Distribution of photos and live coverage
Still photos from the meeting between the Prime Minister and the President will be made available free of charge on Flickr,

Press events will be covered live and for television media by the EBU. The feed will also be available at the press centre at Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel (EBU office).

Contact at the press centre:
Bruno Beeckman
Eurovision Special Events
Tel: +47 468 35 911 / +32 494 60 43 11

Contact at NRK:
Marit Moi
Eurovision News Contacts
+47 2304 9621 / +47 95 93 73 47

Distributed sound will be available on XLR male +4dBu (broadcast line level).

Web distribution will be available at Internet media may transmit the live stream from (in both Windows and Flash formats), contact technical staff for specific technical details at or +47 93 07 84 60.

Video material from the event will also be available through the Newsmarket and Scanpix.

Media are kindly requested to check with the above news agencies for further details.


Accreditation and security
Only press accredited to the Nobel Peace Price award ceremony will be eligible to attend the press opportunities at the meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. However, the number of places is limited.

For Norwegian press, access to the press venue is limited to two representatives from each media house represented in the Parliament press corps (Stortingets presselosje).

The names of the two representatives must be reported to the Office of the Prime Minister before 14.00 on Monday 7 December, to Please specify whether the representatives are photographer or reporter.

For international press, access to the venue is limited to one representative of selected media. These media outlets will be contacted by the accreditation office.

For practical information about registration please contact: Head of Communication Trude Måseide +47 95 72 65 10 or Communication Officer Åse Solberg +47 45 02 40 76