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Norwegian PM works as taxi driver

Jens Stoltenberg goes undercover to hear from ordinary citizens ahead of re-election bid.

Last Modified: 11 Aug 2013 19:06
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The Norwegian prime minister has spent an afternoon working undercover as a taxi driver.

Jens Stoltenberg says he wanted to hear from real Norwegian voters ahead of his campaign for re-election in September.

The prime minister wore an Oslo taxi driver's uniform and only revealed his identity once he was recognised.

Al Jazeera's Catherine Stancl reports.

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