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HUNGARY OUTGOING CONSUL-GENERAL TO KRAKOW RECEIVES HIGH POLISH STATE AWARD

 

Adrienne Körmendy, Hungary’s outgoing consul-general to Krakow, received a high Polish state award in Warsaw. Körmendy, a historian serving as a diplomat since 1990, was awarded the Order of Merit of the Polish Republic, Officer’s Cross by President Andrzej Duda in recognition of her achievements in nurturing and enhancing Hungarian-Polish relations. Lauding her, Polish state secretary for energy and a member of Sejm, Piotr Naimski said: “Professor Körmendy has added something unique to the art of diplomacy, namely her own personality.” He added that the consul-general has been “an excellent envoy” of Polish-Hungarian friendship. At the event, Körmendy was also handed over a letter of thanks by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and Jarosław Kaczyński, the leader of Poland’s ruling Law and Justice Party.