Defense Minister of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov wrote this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
“My Danish friend and colleague Morten Bodskov was awarded The Order of Merit of the 1st Grade by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky. An award worthy of such a friend of Ukraine. Morten has been tirelessly supporting our struggle for Freedom. Grateful to you, the Danish Government and the Folketing,” Reznikov wrote.
My 🇩🇰 friend&colleague Morten Bødskov @MFMorten was awarded The Order of Merit of the 1st Grade by President @ZelenskyyUa— Oleksii Reznikov (@oleksiireznikov) October 26, 2022
An award worthy of such a friend of 🇺🇦. Morten has been tirelessly supporting our struggle for Freedom. Grateful to you, the 🇩🇰 Government and the Folketing. pic.twitter.com/JWCXfkF4f2
The Order of Merit (Grades I, II, III) is a state award of Ukraine for outstanding achievements of citizens in the economic, scientific, social, cultural, military, state, public and other spheres of social activity.
The highest degree of the order is Grade I. The awarding of the Order of Merit is carried out sequentially, starting with Grade III.
As reported by Ukrinform, President Volodymyr Zelensky during a meeting with USAID Administrator Samantha Power awarded her with the Order of Princess Olga, Grade I.