The embassy has informed the Kristiansand municipality that a video greeting from Yushchenko is being prepared and will be shown at the conference. Furthermore, the Embassy of Ukraine in Norway will be represented at the conference by Deputy Head of Mission, Inna Shcherban.
Mayor of Kristiansand, Jan Oddvar Skisland expresses full understanding for the decision. – Safety comes first. We are thankful for the initial intention of to participate in person, and we greatly appreciate the contribution we will receive to the conference.