Erna Solberg

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(politician)
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Born1961-02-24
Bergen, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Alma materUniversity of Bergen
Children2
SpouseSindre Finnes
Member ofEuropean Council on Foreign Relations
PartyConservative
Prime Minister of Norway 2013 to 2021

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In office
14 October 2021 - Present

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In office
16 October 2013 - 14 October 2021
DeputyBørge Brende
Preceded byJens Stoltenberg
Succeeded byJonas Gahr Støre

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In office
9 May 2004 - Present

Erna Solberg is a Norwegian politician. She has been leader of the Conservative Party (Høyre) since 2005, served as Prime Minister of Norway from October 2013 to October 2021.

“It was not an attempt at a coup, it was an attempt to make people's everyday lives work.”
Erna Solberg (March 2021)  [1]
After the introduction of the government's COVID crisis powers in March 2021

Career

Solberg was first elected to be a member of the Storting (Norwegian parliament) in 1989 and served as Minister for Local Government and Regional Development in PM Kjell Magne Bondevik's Second Cabinet from 2001 to 2005. During her tenure, she oversaw the tightening of immigration policy and a centralization of the administration.

During her time as minister, she secured her way upwards by denying Israeli nuclear engineer Mordechai Vanunu asylum. He fullfilled all conditions for asylum in Norway, according to the Directorate of Immigration (UDI) in the fall of 2004, but Solberg instructed the directorate to terminate the application, explaining that an approval "would be an active act against the Israeli governemnt.[2]

As Minister, Solberg instructed the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration to expel Mullah Krekar, an exiled Kurdish leader of an Islamist extremist group, Ansar al-Islam, with known ties to Western regime change operations. He was evicted for being a danger to national security. Later, "terrorism" charges were filed against Krekar for a death threat he uttered in 2010 against her.

Prime Minister

Two years after her Bilderberg participation, she became Prime Minister, in a right wing coalition government. As Prime Minister, and former Chair of the Norwegian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, she has championed ever closer ties to the US government and military.

During her administration, Norway has become host for a steadily increasing number of US and British bases, and an ever closer integration of the Norwegian army with the US military apparatus, a sharp charge from the policy during the last Cold War, when the policy was no foreign troops on Norwegian soil.

Economically, she has overseen a privatization of national resource companies, like electricity and oil, where international owners now dominate.

Connections

Erna Solberg attended the 2011 Bilderberg.[3]

Covid-19

Full article: Norway

in June 2020, she pledged $1 billion to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance for a future distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine.[4]

After having led the lockdown policies since March 2020, Solberg broke the corona regulations and met with more than 10 family and friends on several occasions during a February 2021 holiday (illustrating what the rulers think of their own rules).[5]


 

Events Participated in

EventStartEndLocation(s)Description
Bilderberg/20119 June 201112 June 2011Switzerland
Hotel Suvretta
St. Moritz
59th meeting, in Switzerland, 129 guests
WEF/Annual Meeting/202021 January 202024 January 2020World Economic Forum
Switzerland
This mega-summit of the world's ruling class and their political and media appendages happens every year, but 2020 was special, as the continuous corporate media coverage of COVID-19 started more or less from one day to the next on 20/21. January, coinciding with the start of the meeting.


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