Bjørn Tore Godal

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Bjorn Tore Godal.

Bjørn Tore Godal (born 20 January 1945) is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was Minister of Foreign Affairs, 1994–97.

He was Minister of Defense 2000–01 in the first cabinet Stoltenberg. From 2003-07 he was the Norwegian ambassador to Germany. Since 2007, he has acted as special adviser to the Norwegian State Department in international energy and climate issues.[1]


  1. ^ "Bjørn Tore Godal" (in Norwegian). Storting. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Johan Jørgen Holst
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Succeeded by
Knut Vollebæk
Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Morten Wetland
Norwegian ambassador to Germany
Succeeded by
Sven-Erik Svedman