Lithuania's first post-independence leader Landsbergis honoured with France's highest award

  • 2016-11-18
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - Lithuania's first post-independence head Vytautas Landsbergis was presented today with the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, France's highest award. Philippe Jeantaud, France's ambassador to Lithuania, said that Landsbergis has been honoured with the award by President Francois Hollande's decree for his "special merits in serving the Freedom and Europe, which regained Lithuania thanks to him." The National Order of the Legion of Honour, or the Ordre national de la Legion d’honneur in French, was established b...
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