MOSCOW, October 20. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin awarded the order of Friendship by the President of Nicaragua Daniel Ortega. The corresponding presidential Decree published Wednesday on the official portal of legal information.
The award was given, in particular, for his great contribution to strengthening friendship and cooperation with Russia and the development of economic ties.
Besides Ortega, the order of Friendship was awarded the Deputy Prime Minister and foreign Minister of Laos Thongloun Sisoulith, as well as several foreign citizens.