Within the framework of his working visit to Paris, Armenia’s Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan awarded French Armenian football legend Youri Djorkaeff with the Medal of Gratitude, and on the occasion of the forthcoming Independence Day anniversary of Armenia.
In his acceptance remarks, Djorkaeff said France had awarded him with the Legion of Honor.
“State awards are very important to each and everyone,” he noted. “I will wear with honor and pride this medal being given to me by the Prime Minister [of Armenia]. This is a new impetus, and I will be very proud to be a representative of that country.”