Ukraine’s ambassador not allowed to join Norway’s May 17 children’s parade with Ukrainian children: “Not a political event” 

May 17 paradePhoto: Heiko Junge / NTB
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Ukraine’s ambassador wanted to join the May 17 children’s parade along with Ukrainian children, but the May 17 committee rejected his request. The children’s parade is not a political event, the committee stated.

Ambassador Vyacheslav Jatsiuk wanted to gather Ukrainian children and join them for the May 17 children’s parade in Oslo. But the May 17 committee in Oslo rejected the request, the newspaper Aftenposten writes.

The committee stated that the children’s parade should be free of political demonstrations.

“The parade is for the children; it is not a political event,” the leader of Oslo’s May 17 committee, Anna Dåsnes (V), stated.

The committee says they understand the request but that they believe the best way to include children from Ukraine is that they join through their schools. 

Source: © NTB Scanpix / #Norway Today / #NorwayTodayNews

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1 Comment on "Ukraine’s ambassador not allowed to join Norway’s May 17 children’s parade with Ukrainian children: “Not a political event” "

  1. The national attires of Ukrainian – as for Russian and other Eastern European – girls and women can be strikingly cute, pretty, and beautiful – including flowers in their hair – and I hope they will have them to wear in the May 17th parades.

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