The award ceremony took place in Brussels on Monday, May 13, according to the Facebook page of the head of state.
"I'm proud of the opportunity to give a great friend of Ukraine, President of the European Council Donald Tusk, a top state award - the Order of Yaroslav the Wise. Thank you very much, Mr. President, for the deep understanding and reliable support of Ukraine and Ukrainians on our joint path to returning to a single family of European peoples and defending our sovereignty and territorial integrity," Poroshenko said.
In addition, Poroshenko presented the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.
"I have decided to present a top state award of Ukraine for foreign citizens – the Order of Yaroslav the Wise – to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker," Poroshenko said.
Poroshenko is on a working visit to Brussels on May 13-14, where he will take part in events marking the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership program.
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