Polish president awarded for diplomacy

  • 2005-07-06
  • By TBT staff
RIGA - Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski, who began his state visit to Latvia on July 6, will be presented with the Cross of Merit for his contributions to Latvian-Polish relations.


RIGA - Polish President Aleksander Kwasniewski, who began his state visit to Latvia on July 6, will be presented with the Cross of Merit for his contributions to Latvian-Polish relations.

Kwasniewski's wife, Jolanta, was awarded with Latvia's national decoration, the Tristar Order of Class I.

Latvian President Vaira Vike-Freiberga's spokeswoman explained that Kwasniewski had already been given the Tristar Order of Class I earlier, therefore, he will be awarded the Cross of Merit.

The Latvian Order Council also decided to award the Tristar Order of Class III to a number of high-ranking Polish officials.

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