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RUSSIAN DIPLOMACY ON THE MOVE

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By Dan Bart | June 8, 2016 11:43 pm

In the situation of growing isolation of the Russian Federation Kremlin found a new way show its political will and independence.

According to Russian information agencies Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday signed a decree to award UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Order of Friendship. “To award Ban Ki-moon, the United Nations Secretary-General, a national of the Republic of Korea, with the Order of Friendship for his special role in strengthening peace, friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding between nations,” the decree, published on the official Russian internet portal for legal information, read.

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Order of Friendship

Russian President Vladimir Putin has awarded UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with the Order of Friendship

The order has been given the UN Secretary General “for special merits in strengthening peace, friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding between people”

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