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    In its annual threat assessment, PST said that Russian spies have major “damage potential” for Norwegian interests.

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    The Norwegian Police Security Service (PST) said that the security policy developments of recent years is a cause for concern and that more foreign states may undermine or weaken Norwegian interests.

    “Norway is in the part of the world where intergovernmental problems have traditionally been solved politically. But the security policy developments of recent years give cause for concern,” PST wrote in its threat assessment for 2016.

    “We see that more states are using their intelligence agencies in ways that can undermine or weaken our national interests,” the report said.

    Russia is seen as a particular threat to Norway.

    “Our assessment remains that Russian intelligence has the largest potential to damage Norwegian interests,” PST head Marie Benedicte Bjørnland said.

    “[Russian] intelligence services will use all available resources

    http://www.thelocal.no/20160210/russ...reat-to-norway
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