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HOUSE SPEAKER RECEIVES POLISH STATE AWARD

 

László Kövér, speaker of the Hungarian parliament, received the Grand Cross of the Order of the Republic of Poland, the highest Polish state award non-Polish citizens could be given, in Warsaw. The order, given by President Andrzej Duda, was handed over by Sejm President Elżbieta Witek. Kövér has been awarded in recognition of his “outstanding merits in promoting Polish-Hungarian parliamentary ties and relations between the two countries”. At the ceremony, Kövér said that his accepting the order was a commitment to “stay worthy of the historical heritage of a thousand years of Polish-Hungarian friendship”.