11:41 GMT21 January 2021
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    MURMANSK, (Sputnik) - Norway has temporarily closed its Consulate General in the northern Russian city of Murmansk until further notice, the diplomatic mission said on Monday.

    "The Consulate General is temporarily closed from Monday, November 23 until further notice," the statement published on Facebook reads.

    In case there are urgent issues to deal with, Murmansk residents are advised to use the phone number 400-300 (from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) or write to the email box cg.murmansk@mfa.no, the post continues.

    No information about the reasons for the closure of the diplomatic mission, specified as temporary, was provided.


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