" We've got a new elderly, and public health. A known face is back in the government, it is nice, " said prime minister Erna Solberg, according to NRK after the announcement on Friday.
Listhaug left of their own accord his post as minister of justice and immigration on march 20 last year after almost five years in government. She had aroused strong reactions for a Facebookinlägg where she wrote that ”the AP says that terroristens rights are more important than national security” and was about to face a vote of censure.
Read more: Norway's justice minister resignsSylvi Listhaug announced his resignation at a press conference on 20 march of last year. Photo: Hakon Mosvold Larsen/NTB
after which is large Åse Michaelsen, has said that she does not regret his Facebookinlägg and the defection is the best thing that ever happened to her. She will now be included in a coalition government with the Kristelig Folkeparti, KrF, which she has described as spineless.
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" I think that KrF is on the right course, they have clearly flagged that they wish to stand even more clearly for the christians and the Norwegian values, it sounds good in my ears. We've got a great platform that we are united on, says Listhaug to NRK.
" I've had a year that has been absolutely fantastic, I have travelled around in Norway and met so many people. When I was asked to come in äldreminister I could not say no. Now I have the opportunity to make a difference for people.
Listhaug also aroused great attention in Sweden when she the late summer of 2017, before the stortingsvalet, visited the Rinkeby in north-west Stockholm. The visit was criticised to be a populist xenophobic gambit in a campaign rather than a genuine effort to know more about how Sweden handled a larger number of asylum seekers than Norway received.