Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Yanukovych presents Order of Liberty to Nazarbayev

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has presented the Order of Liberty to Kazakhstan's President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Nazarbayev was awarded for "his outstanding personal contribution to the development of Kazakh cooperation," the presidential press service reported on Tuesday.

Yanukovych signed a respective decree on July 2.

As reported, on July 6, Nazarbayev celebrates his 70th birthday.

On July 9, Yanukovych will celebrate his 60th birthday. Nazarbayev and a number of the presidents of other countries are expected to arrive in Crimea to congratulate Yanukovych on his birthday