President of France awards President of Ukraine with Legion of Honor
President of France Emmanuel Macron has awarded Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky with France’s highest order of merit, the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor.
“Tribute to Ukraine and its people. Tribute to you, dear Volodymyr, for your courage and commitment,” Macron tweeted alongside a video of the ceremony in Paris. This award is the highest distinction a French president can give to another head of state.
“It’s too much for me,” Zelenskyy said, adding he wanted to dedicate the award to the Ukrainian people.
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