Norway expresses 'great sadness' over death of ambassador in Pakistan crash

OSLO (AFP) - Norway expressed "great sadness" over the death on Friday of its ambassador to Pakistan in a helicopter crash claimed by the Taliban.

Leif Larsen, 61, was "one of our best and most experienced diplomats" who was "very respected by his colleagues," Foreign Minister Borge Brende told reporters, adding that his Pakistani counterpart had told him the causes of the crash were not fully known yet.