Norway's Prime Minister has said she would not hire someone wearing a niqab as migrants should integrate into western societies.

Speaking ahead of an integration conference on Tuesday, Erna Solberg declared foreigners coming to the Scandinavian country need integrate to its culture and customs.

When asked if she would hire someone wearing a niqab, Mrs Solberg said: "No. [They] would probably not get a job from me or many others if [they] were wearing a niqab.

"We believe we should see each other's faces in the workplace."

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