Order of Friendship - Czechoslovakia

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The Order of Friendship was established by the Act No. 152/1976 Sb., on Establishing of the Order of Friendship.

The Order was established to appreciate merits for rapprochement, consolidation and development of friendly relationships with the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic as well to appreciate merits for development cooperation and peaceful co-existence between nations.

The Order was awarded exclusively to foreigners for merits for rapprochement, consolidation and development of friendly relationships with the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic, especially on the field of politics, economy, culture, scientific cooperation or for merits for development cooperation and peaceful co-existence between nations.

The order was awarded by the president of the republic.

According to the Article of Mr. Frantisek Stanek in Drobna plastika 2/2004 only 96 decorations were awarded. The last order was handed over on December 9th, 1986 to the leader of the Soviet Commercial Representation of the USSR in Czechoslovakia Mr. R.F. Fiskoppel.

Next pictures of another Order of Friendship and the large certificate were sent by Mr. Dmitry Markov from USA. In his internet shop www.russian-medals.net the Order of Friendshis is offered for sale as a part of a great group of awards of Mr. Ismail Bilen, the former general secretary of the Communist Party of Turkey.

Order of Friendship

Order of Friendship - large certificate

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