Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico left for Berlin on Monday, November 9, in order to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the TASR newswire wrote.
A number of world leaders and politicians took part in the ceremony, crossing the Brandenburg Gate in the company of mayor of Berlin Klaus Wowereit and top German representatives. They commemorated the events that took place 20 years ago that began the reunification process of a divided Germany, ending the Cold War between East and West, TASR wrote.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, British Premier Gordon Brown, Russian President Dmitri Medvedev, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and other top representatives delivered speeches at the celebrations. TASR
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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10. Nov 2009 at 14:00