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.
Science and culture
Research, sports, beekeeping and music. Norway and Slovenia share a wide array of interests, and today the King and Queen and the Slovenian President, Borut Pahor, gained insight into several of them.
State visit from Slovenia
Today Their Majesties The King and Queen welcomed the President of the Republic of Slovenia, His Excellency Mr Borut Pahor, to Norway. This is the first State Visit to Norway of a Slovenian President and King Harald and Queen Sonja are his hosts.