During a visit to London, Prime Minister Olexiy Honcharuk presented state awards, the 3rd Class Order of Merit, to British parliamentarians John Whittingdale, Pauline Lethem and Mick Antoniv. The awarding ceremony took place according to the decree of President Volodymyr Zelensky, the prime minister wrote on his Facebook page.
“These awards are a symbol of deep gratitude to the Ukrainians for their principled position in support of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence of Ukraine, which the parliamentarians have confirmed with their actions,” - Honcharuk said.
He provided a summary of British deputies awarded Ukrainian state awards.
John Whittingdale - Chairman of the Multi-Party Parliamentary Friendship Group with Ukraine, thanks to which the issue of Ukraine was on the agenda of the British Parliament. Repeatedly visited the Donbas.
For decades, Pauline Lethem has been demanding that the Holodomor of 1932-1933 be recognized as genocide of the Ukrainian people and that the topic of the Holodomor be included in the school curriculum.
Mick Antonive was the initiator and author of the resolution of the EU Committee on Regional Affairs, which condemned the temporary occupation of Crimea by Russia.
Prime Minister Olexiy Honcharuk is on a working visit to London November 21-22, where he participates in the first investment summit of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for the countries of the Eastern Partnership
As we reported, the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has implemented a number of measures to switch to the digital format of bureaucratic procedures and documentation