Norway, China normalize ties after Nobel Peace Prize row
according to rapporteur report from reuters,link ,Norwegian Foreign Minister Boerge Brende said the two countries would immediately resume negotiations on a free-trade deal.
"Through meticulous and numerous conversations, the two sides have over the last years reached a level of trust that allows for resumption of a normal relationship," they said in a joint statement in Oslo.
Liu, 59, a dissident involved in the 1989 Tiananmen Square pro-democracy protests crushed by the Chinese army, was jailed for 11 years in 2009 on subversion charges for organizing a petition urging an end to one-party rule. He remains in prison.
The peace prize is chosen by a committee in Oslo, while other categories of the annual awards are decided in Stockholm.
Shares of Norwegian salmon exporters, which have largely been shut out of the lucrative Chinese market, rose on Monday, with Grieg Seafood and Marine Harvest up 2.1 and 1.1 percent respectively.