Israeli President to inaugurate memorial for 1972 Munich Olympics attack

July 17, 2017 16:43

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Marking the 45 years that have passed since the attack on the Israeli Olympic athletes in the 1972 Munich massacre, Israeli president Reuven Rivlin will inaugurate a new memorial in Munich that will honor the memory of the 11 victims.

President Rivlin is to visit Germany between 5-7 of September, he will be joined in the inauguration ceremony by German President Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

Family members of the bereaved family will also be attending the ceremony.      

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