Norway's foreign minister said on Thursday it was
deliberating how to respond to a U.S proposal on forming an international
mission to safeguard shipping in the Gulf.
Speaking at a joint news conference with her Iranian
counterpart, Eriksen Soereide said the government was "considering a
number of different measures" and would make an assessment based on
information it gathered.
So far, Britain, Australia and Bahrain have joined the U.S.-led security mission to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz, a vital gateway for global oil supplies.