Close Masua
Send Who * Friend's Email *
Your Name * Your Email *

Please Add me to Mailing List




Send
Your mail was successfuly sent
Close Masua

Name

Subject

Email

Subscribe To Newsletters

Content

By sending this I agree to follow Website Rules שלח

Name *
Email * Phone Number *
Please add me to your mailing list
Subject *

Content


Type Text
Type Text
65th anniversary of victory over Nazis

Peres to salute Red Army

President to take part in Red Square ceremony marking 65th anniversary of victory over Nazis
Ahiya Raved

President Shimon Peres is heading to Moscow, where he will participate Sunday in a military march marking the 65th anniversary of Nazi Germany's surrender.

Peres is expected to take advantage of his visit to the Russian capital in order to meet with world leaders, including China's president and the German chancellor.

Upon his departure from Israel, the president said that he is heading to Russia as the representative of the Jewish people, in order to salute Red Army soldiers who defeated the Nazis in World War II.

"I'm arriving at Red Square as the President of the State of Israel and as the representative of the Jewish people in the Diaspora in order to salute the Red Army and thank the Russian people for their victory over the Nazi German army," he said.

Peres added that he "feels a moral obligation to remind the whole world of the horrors suffered by the Jewish people in the Holocaust."

"These horrors would not have come to an end had the Red Army and allies not stopped the Nazi devil," he said.

The president is scheduled to take part in several events marking the victory over Germany in the coming days.

Published in Ynet, May 9 2010

send to friend print

Donors