11.09.2018

Prime Minister Haradinaj: Establishment of the Memorial, a sense of unswerving support for the families of the victims of September 11

Pristina, 11 September 2018

In honor of the lost lives in the tragedy of the September 11th 2001 in the United States, The Kosovo Government today has decided to establish a permanent Memorial in the courtyard of the Government, for which Prime Minister said it is the sense of support, of prayers for the families of the victims in September 11, but also of the unconditional support of the people and institutions of Kosovo, for America in the fight against terrorism.

Prime Minister Haradinaj, on this occasion said that, exactly today in 2001, took place terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, the United States of America, and many innocent people were killed.

“The United States has led the world in saving our lives in the difficult times of the Kosovo war and have protected the people of the world and we feel it more than the others, and it is understandable the sense of support, of our prayers for the families of the victims in September 11, but also of the unconditional support of the people of Kosovo, of institutions, for America in the fight against terrorism, “said Prime Minister Haradinaj.

Further, Prime Minister Haradinaj said that homage and honors were being held today in commemoration of the victims by the government cabinet, the head of the Assembly and other institutional officials of Kosovo, also expressing gratitude to the Ambassador of the United States of America in Kosovo, Greg Delawie and other colleagues of the US Embassy.

Prime Minister Haradinaj said that the Office of the Prime Minister in the framework of preparations for today, has decided to build a permanent memorial dedicated to the victims of September 11, as he said, a small memorial but it would express respect and that in the tradition of reverence would be annual in honor of these innocent victims of terrorist attacks, according to the state protocol.

“From what we saw today, from the way of honoring it is proven that a symbolic memorial, but respectable one, would do the favor for Kosovo, Kosovo institutions, the government of the country and all the freedom-lovers, and would clearly express our determination for our coalition against terrorism, “said Prime Minister Haradinaj.

Also today in the framework of these activities, respect will be paid and candles will be lit in commemoration of the victims of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack, organized by the Office of the Prime Minister.