Norwegian Prime Minister Was Caught Playing Pokémon Go in Parliament

October 6, 2016, 11:34 AM UTC
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Pokémon Go-mania may have peaked in the U.S. but the mobile game is still popular among Norwegian politicians.

Prime Minister Erna Solberg was caught red-handed playing Pokémon Go during a debate in parliament. A photo captured Solberg playing the game Tuesday, the Guardian reports.

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The prime minister isn’t the only Norwegian politician who caught playing Pokémon Go during an official session.

The woman who was speaking while Solberg was playing, the leader of Norway’s Liberal party Trine Skei Grande, was seen tapping away at the game during a national security meeting in August.

Grande tweeted her amusement early Wednesday: “She heard what I said, we ladies can do two things at the same time you know,” the Guardian translates.


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