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Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre (Labor) said that the continuing drop in population figures for the North is a major security policy challenge. Held at the University of Tromsø, it was his first High North speech as prime minister. Turning the negative population figure development around is within the overall frame of an ongoing national security policy challenge connected with the Arctic and the border with Russia. Read more: Highnorthnews.com