Russian President Vladimir Putin awarded the Medal of the Order of Friendship to Gilles Remy.

Russian President decorated Gilles Remy, President of CIFAL, with the Order of Friendship Medal during the ceremony celebrating National Unity Day in Kremlin for his significant contribution and CIFAL to the economic cooperation between France and Russia. Jean-Pierre Chevenement, former Minister and special representative of France to Russia was also decorated by the Russian President, as seven other foreign personalities.

Created in 1972, the Order of Friendship of Peoples became the Order of Friendship in 1992, and is the highest Russian decoration that can be awarded to a foreign citizen.

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