“He (the Norwegian man) was arrested in the presence of the intelligence officer,” PST spokesman Martin Bernsen said.
A Norwegian, whose name is not revealed, is suspected of harming vital national interests. He faces up to 15 years in jail.
The arrest of a spy took place in Oslo when the Russian intelligence officer held a meeting with him. The Russian spy was not detained. However, the police refused to report whether this person was a diplomat as it could become an obstacle for his arrest.
Arrested citizen of Norway denies any offenses as his lawyer stated.
Security police ask the court to arrest a man for four weeks.
As we reported, Slovakia expelled three employees of the Embassy of Russia due to the suspicion in the espionage in the territory of the country under diplomatic cover.
Earlier, the Czech government declared two Russian diplomats persona non grata as they were involved in a scandal surrounding an assassination attempt on Czech politicians.