Mr Vladimir Putin
President of the Russian federation
I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of former President Boris Jeltsin.
I extend my condolences to you and would ask you to convey my deepest sympathy to his family in their bereavement, and to the Russian people.
Holberg Prize awarded to US legal scholar
Today His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon presented the Holberg Prize for 2018 to US legal scholar Cass R. Sunstein for wide-ranging research activities that have had a broad impact on US public policy.
Concluded in Bergen
Today, His Excellency President Andrej Kiska of Slovakia concluded his State Visit to Norway. His Royal Highness Crown Prince Haakon accompanied the President for the final day of his visit, which took place in Bergen.