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President of Ukraine in audience with the King

The President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, is on an official visit to Norway. This afternoon Their Majesties The King and Queen hosted a luncheon at the Royal Palace in the President’s honour.


Also in attendance at the official luncheon were Their Royal Highnesses The Crown Prince and Crown Princess; the President of Finland, Sauli Niinistö; the President of the Storting, Masud Gharahkhani; Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre; Supreme Court Justice Toril Marie Øie; and Minister of Foreign Affairs Espen Barth Eide.

Before the luncheon, King Harald granted President Zelensky an audience. Queen Sonja, Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit were also in attendance.

King Harald granted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky an audience at the Royal Palace. Photo: Fredrik Varfjell / NTB

President Zelensky’s official visit to Norway is hosted by Prime Minister Støre. Mr Støre and Mr Zelensky had political discussions on among other things Norway’s continued support for Ukraine.

President Zelensky also joined Prime Minister Støre, Finnish President Sauli Niinistö, Icelandic Prime Minister Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen and Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson in a Nordic summit held today.



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