Slovakia remembers fallen war veterans

Red poppies became a symbol of the end of WWI.

Petržalka-KopčanyPetržalka-Kopčany (Source: TASR)

The memory of fallen veterans of all war conflicts since the end of the First World War was honoured near the monument of Jozef Gabčík in Rajecké Teplice-Poluvsie.

President Zuzana Čaputová laid wreaths at the reverential ceremony at the Petržalka – Kopčany military cemetery in Bratislava and the memorial also took place in Banská Bystrica borough of Kremnička, the Sme daily reported.

This year, the world recalls the 101st anniversary of the end of WWI.

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