The Ukrainian director and former political prisoner Oleg Sentsov was presented with documents on conferring the title of Honorary Citizen of Paris.
This was reported in the Twitter account of the European Parliament in France.
The ceremony took place during the visit of Sentsov to Paris.
“All Ukrainian prisoners are not released. I will continue the struggle for their release, and I hope that you will support me in this struggle, ”Sentsov said during the ceremony.
He was awarded a certificate of honorary citizenship.
Before this, the mayor of Paris, Ann Hidalgo, met with the director.
Sentsov became an honorary citizen of Paris on September 24, 2018. Then he was still in a Russian prison.
The Paris City Council unanimously supported the granting of the title of honorary citizen to the Ukrainian director.