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10. 1. 2014 9:24

The Ethics Commission celebrated Veterans Day

In many places November 11th is commemorated as Veterans Day, which has been seen as a tribute to victims of war since the First World War. In the Czech Republic the main commemorative ceremony was held at the Court of Honour in the National Cenotaph at Vítkov, attended by the Minister of Defence, Vlastimil Picek, the Archbishop of Prague and Primate of the Czech Republic, Cardinal Dominik Duka, the chairman of the Senate, Milan Štěch, Head of the Government Office, Radek Augustin, mayors of city districts, representatives of organisations of war veterans and other guests.

On behalf of the Ethics Committee of the Czech Republic for recognition of participants in anti-communist opposition and resistance, the ceremony was attended by its Chairperson, Jiří Kaucký and Mr. Miroslav Nerad, who then laid a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the area below the equestrian statue of Jan Žižka of Trocnov.

Etická komise uctila Den válečných veteránů

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