Ukranian President Petro Poroshenko awarded European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker with the Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, Ukraine's highest state award, on Tuesday in Brussels.

The award was presented in recognition of Juncker's contribution in the implementation of the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement, functioning of the deep and comprehensive free trade area and the introduction of visa-free movement of people within Europe.

The honorary ceremony took place on the sidelines of a high-level conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership in Brussels.

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