Istanbul carries out Holocaust memorial for first time

January 27, 2011 09:29


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In Istanbul, for the first time, a Holocaust remembrance ceremony was carried out with attendance by Turkish foreign ministers, Army Radio reported.

Countries around the world commemorated International Holocaust Memorial Day by conducting ceremonies and events. The UN also carried out a special pause, and at Auschwitz, a special exhibition showing working professionals exterminated during the horrific years was put on display.

There are 60,000 Holocaust survivors living in Israel today.

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