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​President Margvelashvili and Maka Chichua Attend Event at Place Charles de Gaulle

Along with world leaders, Giorgi Margvelashvili, President of Georgia has attended the event marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the World War I at Place Charles de Gaulle, Paris.
The event engaged heads of state and government of about 100 countries, including presidents of the United States, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Latvia, Macedonia, and Ukraine, prime ministers of Canada and Belgium, and the Chancellor of Germany.
In his address, President Macron has focused on the end of the World War I and ceasefire, stating that all political leaders from around the globe should do everything to protect the world peace.
After the address, President Macron lighted the eternal flame at the memorial of an unknown soldier. He has remembered and honored the heroic deeds of soldiers fallen in the World War I, stating that each and every soldier killed in the War is the family we all belong to today.
“The scars left from the War will never vanish from the French soil. We will never forget this sacrifice for our freedom. France is a country upholding universal values.
The memorial of an unknown solider is a symbol of the soldiers who fought side-by-side and died for our values. We know the price of peace and we, political leaders, should protect it.
This is our responsibility for our citizens. This responsibility should be passed on to future generations in order they also to keep peace together. Let's stand together and defeat the threats that the future may trigger: diseases, hunger, inequality. We started this fight and we can win it!
Victory is possible! Together, we can develop science, education, and art to contribute to this victory. We must do our best to avoid the confrontations and problems that threaten our peace and values. Let’s fight together for peace and security!” President Macron said.

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