MONUMENT IN MEMORY OF JEWS FALLEN VICTIM TO NAZISM TO BE ERECTED IN BERLIN
A ceremony of laying the first brick of the foundation of the architectural monument to be erected in memory of the Jews who fell victims of Nazism during World War II was held Berlin on 12 July, AzerTAj correspondent reports from the German capital. The event was attended by renowned political figures, the Berlin public, representatives of Israeli Embassy, Jewish communities, workers of culture and art, as well as local and foreign journalists. Chairman of Bundestag Wolfgang Thierse noted in his opening remark that the fascist policy of purposeful genocide and deportation of the European Jews during the World War II, constitutes one of the bloodiest and bitter pages of the German history.
An opening ceremony of the memorial complex to be erected on the 19 000 sq/m area and on 2751 concrete slabs between Brandenburg Gate and Reichstag, will be held on 8 May 2005 on the day of celebration of the 60th anniversary of the World War II.
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