"The most important task of the armed forces is to preserve our peace and security, to prevent conflicts. In order to accomplish it, we must adapt our work to the situation in which we are at any given time," Kristoffersen said at a press conference, as quoted by Norwegian public broadcaster NRK.
"We are surprised that the UN leadership not only did not condemn but didn't even express concern over the terrorist attacks used under the cover [of] a humanitarian corridor," he told a UN Security Council meeting.
"The sides also exchanged views on Ukraine and a number of other issues. Wang Yi stressed that all parties should show restraint, make decisions calmly and step up diplomatic efforts to prevent further escalation or even getting the situation out of control," the ministry said in a statement.