President Vladimir Zelensky, who’s on a working go to to the US, was introduced with the Atlantic Council International Citizen Awards for many who have made a major contribution to the event of transatlantic relations. The award itself was handed over to the politician in Kyiv again in Might of this yr, and on September 21 he took half within the official ceremony in New York.
“To be blunt, this isn’t my award. I dedicate this award to all Ukrainians and Ukrainian ladies in uniform. I dedicate this award to all the kids who had been killed by Russian terrorists. We’ll always remember this,” Zelensky stated, making a solemn speech. His speech was broadcast by the Workplace of the President (to look at the video, scroll to the tip of the web page).
The top of state added that this award is the advantage of all Ukrainians who didn’t go away the nation through the full-scale invasion and actually carried out their work as medical doctors, lecturers, and rescuers. He additionally devoted it to Ukraine’s companions world wide – primarily to the US and EU international locations.
This yr’s International Citizen Awards 2023 additionally included: German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, who obtained the award for his vital contribution to making sure peace in Europe and countering the risk to international democracy from Russia, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida, acknowledged for his management within the G7 within the context of strengthening the International South and selling worldwide cooperation, US Treasury Secretary Janet Ellen, honored for her 40-year profession as an economist, coverage management to make sure a sustainable and inclusive US and international financial system.
As GLOBAL HAPPENINGS reported, in Might of this yr Zelensky obtained the Charlemagne Prize, awarded to him and the Ukrainian folks for “defending freedom, democracy and European values.” The ceremony came about in Germany.