Solberg congratulates Zelenskyj on election victory

Ukrainian comedian and presidential candidate Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to the media and his supporters at his headquarters after the second round of presidential elections in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, April 21, 2019. A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV appeared poised to reprise the role in real life when an exit poll showed him winning Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday in a landslide. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)

Prime Minister Erna Solberg of Høyre (H) congratulated TV comedian, Volodymyr Zelenskyj, with the election victory in Ukraine.

‘’Congratulations to Volodymyr Zelenskyj, the new president of Ukraine,’’ wrote Solberg on Twitter.

She furthermore wrote that Norway will continue to support Ukraine’s provincial regions, reform program, and the country’s sovereignty.

‘’We look forward to close cooperation,’’ wrote the Prime Minister.

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