"Frankly, it's an agreement that I have no problem with, but I had a problem with the agreement that they signed, because, as usual, they made a bad deal", Trump told a news conference.
"One of the great assets of Norway is a thing called water", Trump said.
Former Swedish Prime Minister Carl Bildt had earlier tweeted that, judging by Solberg's visit, "keys to success with Trump are personal charm, a solid trade deficit with the U.S. and buying tons of USA military hardware".
Norway, along with most other members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), has failed to spend at least 2% of its GDP on defense, as outlined by the alliance. Some of the critics and experts on climate change said that the USA had abandoned its leadership role on challenges that confront the world in the 21st century.
Dallas' Norwegian population is likewise small, Fjordbak says, but there are about 7,000 people in Houston who have Norwegian passports, thanks in large part to Norway's standing as a European powerhouse in gas and oil production.
For instance, Norway ranked No. 1 in the World Happiness Report 2017, up from fourth place in 2016.
It was announced that Norway would be purchasing 52 models of the F-35 Lightning fighter jets from the American aerospace giant Lockeed Martin. "So we could conceivably go back in", Trump said, stressing his administration's commitment to environmental issues, "clean water, clean air", but added "we also want businesses that can compete". With a $400 billion price tag that is double the original budget, the F-35 is the most expensive weapons program in history.
A Lockheed representative said to FOX that Norway has supported the F-35 effort since developmental phases.
The Paris agreement was created within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change and has been ratified by 170 countries out of the 197 parties to the convention.
Norwegians generally live longer than Americans. "They have actual health care, and longer life expectancy", author Stephen King wrote on Twitter.