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President awarded the order of Yaroslav the Wise to the King of Saudi Arabia
King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko

In the course of the meeting with King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko awarded the order of Yaroslav the Wise of the I degree to the Saudi monarch.

The Head of State awarded the King of Saudi Arabia for his significant personal contribution to the development of Ukrainian-Saudi interstate relations.

Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud also presented the high state award of Saudi Arabia to the Ukrainian President - the Order of King Abdulaziz.

The Order of King Abdulaziz is awarded to the heads of foreign states of the non-Muslim world. In particular, the award was given to U.S. President Donald Trump, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, President of France Francois Hollande (2012-2017), Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe etc. - reports President.gov.ua