Norway opens Honorary Consulate in Odesa

The Kingdom of Norway has opened an Honorary Consulate in Odesa – the first diplomatic mission of such level on the territory of Ukraine.

The opening ceremony of the diplomatic mission was attended by Ambassador of Norway to Ukraine Ole Terje Horpestad and Deputy Head of Odesa Regional State Administration Vitaliy Svichynsky, the press service of Odesa Regional State Administration reported on Facebook.

“This is the first Honorary Consulate of our state in Ukraine… The main tasks of Honorary Consul Oleh Fomichov will be the protection and assistance to Norwegian citizens who live in Ukraine or visit this country, as well as the development of friendship between our countries,” the ambassador said.

“Our investors are creating joint ventures, especially in alternative energy. We support the European choice of Ukraine and its territorial integrity,” the ambassador added.