France to create memorial for terrorism victims


Speaking at a yearly gathering in tribute to victims of terrorism in France and French victims in other countries, President Emmanuel Macron announced the future creation of a memorial in their honour, together with a dedicated public body of support for all those affected by attacks, and promised increased financial support for relatives of victims of terrorism abroad.  

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French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to create a memorial museum to honour the victims of terrorism, reports The Star Tribune.

Macron, speaking Wednesday at a ceremony organized by victims' associations, said a committee will immediately start working on the project.

Macron also announced more financial aid to survivors and relatives of terror attacks, especially to allow them to pay for travel and legal expenses when attending a trial abroad.

Macron said a national day of commemoration will be formally designated to pay tribute to terrorism victims.

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