NOTE: This interview--including both video and transcript--will be available to the public in late 2022.
Kjell Magne Bondevik first served as Norway’s Prime Minister between 1997 and 2000, leading a coalition government that included his Christian Democratic Party (KrF). He returned to head another coalition government between 2001 and 2005. Mr. Bondevik is an ordained minister of the Lutheran Church of Norway. He is currently the president of the Oslo Center for Peace and Human Rights.
To learn more about this interviewee, please consult the links below.
- Biography from The Oslo Center.
- President Bush and the Prime Minister answer questions following a meeting on Dec. 5, 2001 (video below).
- Prime Minister Bondevik comments on U.S. actions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Palestine following 9/11.
- United Nations Security Council Resolution on Terrorist Attacks on the United States (2001)
- Measures taken by Norway after the terrorist attacks against the USA (2001)
- George W. Bush, “Remarks, Prior to Discussion with Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik” (December 5, 2001)
- Norway may rethink opposition to EU membership after Bush's reelection (November 5, 2004)
The Prime Minister and President Bush hold phone conversation (March 14, 2003)
Reasons the Conservatives are in favor of Norwegian EU membership (September 21, 2007)
Norway triples its aid to Afghanistan and other contributions (December 7, 2001)