The presidents of Ukraine and Lithuania have awarded each other

Президенты Украины и Литвы наградили друг друга

The awarding of the medal of Freedom Grybauskaite

The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko presented to the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia grybauskaitė order of Freedom.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite the order of Liberty. On Friday, 7 December, the press service of the head of state.

“The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko presented to the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia grybauskaitė, the order of Liberty”, – stated in the message.

Moreover, it is indicated that the ceremony took place in the Mariinsky Palace, where the meeting took place between the two leaders and the bilateral Ukrainian-Lithuanian negotiations.

It is noted that the President of Lithuania awarded “for extraordinary personal contribution to the strengthening of the Ukrainian-Lithuanian inter-state relations and the protection of sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine”.

In turn, Grybauskaite Poroshenko awarded the order of Vytautas the Great “for his personal contribution to the strengthening and development of relations between Ukraine and the Republic of Lithuania and the deepening of political, cultural and economic cooperation between the two peoples.”

The head of the Lithuanian state noted that “this award not only to the President of Ukraine and all Ukrainians for bravery, resistance and struggle for freedom of his country.”

“This award is for you, the Ukrainian people,” – said Grybauskaite.

As you know, the medal of Freedom – the state award of the Ukraine, established for rewarding of citizens for outstanding and special merits in the statement of sovereignty and independence of Ukraine, consolidating Ukrainian society, developing democracy, socio-economic and political reforms, upholding of constitutional rights and freedoms of man and citizen.

The medal of Freedom is the highest order of Ukraine, which can be awarded to foreigners.

In turn, the order of Vytautas the Great – the highest state award of the Republic of Lithuania. The order established on 1 September 1930 in memory of the 500 anniversary of the death of the Great Duke of Lithuania Vytautas the Great.

We will remind, on 7 December in Ukraine with official visit the President of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaite.

It was also reported that the results of the Eleventh meeting of the Council of the President of Ukraine and the Republic of Lithuania has signed a number of bilateral Ukrainian-Lithuanian documents.

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