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Exhibition dedicated to War Veterans opens at United Nations Headquarters
From now on the visitors of United Nations Headquarters will not miss the Second World War exhibition. Stands with gripping photographs of WW2 sculptures and memorials from nine countries of the former Soviet Union are located in the UN entrance hall, TASS reports.
Among the images are breathtaking pictures of Mamaev Kurgan in Volgograd, Khatyn Memorial in Belorussia, Park of 28 Panfilov Guardsmen in Kazakhstan, and many others. There are also famous quotes made by historical figures, including 35th President of the United States John Kennedy.
During his opening ceremony speech the Secretary-General of United Nations António Guterres noted that the World War 2 was actually fighting “the dreadful ideology”. He expressed hope that it had been defeated forever. Guterres reminded that UN was created right after the end of WW2, and the main purpose of UN is to spare the future generations from new global wars.