Nobel Foundation Reverses Decision, Excludes Russian Ambassador from Prize Ceremony
– The Nobel Foundation has made an abrupt reversal and decided to exclude the Russian ambassador from this year’s Nobel prize ceremony in Stockholm. This decision has sparked widespread reactions and controversy, with the foundation stating the need to convey the values of the Nobel Prize and address the strong responses to their initial invitation.
– Last year, the foundation chose not to invite ambassadors from Russia, Belarus, and Iran due to various reasons including geopolitical tensions. However, their recent announcement to invite all ambassadors in Sweden for this year’s ceremony caused outrage and debate. The foundation’s swift change of plans has sparked intense discussions about the role of the Nobel Prize in international diplomacy.