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King Harald and Crown Prince Haakon participate in the NATO exercise Trident Juncture

His Majesty King Harald and His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon visited the Trident Juncture 2018 military exercise. The royals visited the area around Røros, an area in Norway with mountains and plains. On arrival, the King and Crown Prince received a broad introduction to the military exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise in Norway since the 1980s and the Cold War. Following…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja arrive in Shanghai

On Wednesday, King Harald and Queen Sonja left the capital of China after meeting China’s President on Tuesday. King Harald and Queen Sonja took the train from Beijing to Shanghai. The royals took the train to see how Chinese high-speed train technology works. The…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja meet China's President Xi Jinping

Tuesday began when King Harald and Queen Sonja attended a seminar on the economic partnership between Norway and China. His Majesty the King opened the business seminar “Norway-China Business Summit 2018: Pioneering Sustainable Solutions”. During the symposium, 24 new cooperation agreements between Norway and China were signed in the presence of Their Majesties. During the…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja visit the Mogao caves

Saturday His Majesty King Harald and Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway dedicated theta third day in China to the conservation of cultural heritage. Their Majesties started their official state visit on Thursday, and on Friday, they visited, among many places, a kindergarten…
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King Harald: "I want to discuss human rights issues with China"

His Majesty King Harald answered questions from the Norwegian press during the second day of the royal state visit to China. He was then asked question on his views on the human rights in China. King Harald says China has made economic progress, but there is still a way to go with human rights. “We will have a dialogue with China about this,” said His Majesty to Norwegian state…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja of Norway visit Dunhuang

After a few days of duty, King Harald and Queen Sonja launched their extended state visit to China on Thursday. The royals were then officially received by local representatives and children at the west-Chinese city of Dunhuang. The official welcome ceremony was the only…
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King Harald and Queen Sonja on their way to China

King Harald and Queen Sonja are on their way to China, announced yesterday by the Norwegian Royal Court. The King and Queen are travelling to China for a state visit which will begin on 11 October and continue until 19 October. The royals are visiting China following an invitation from the People’s Republic of China’s President, Xi Jinping The Royal Court stated that the state visit…
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