Embassy representatives participated in wreath laying ceremony at the “Spirit of the Elbe” memorial plaque

On April 24, the delegation of the Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA and Canada led by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Kyrgyz Republic to the USA Kadyr Toktogulov has participated in the wreath laying ceremony at the memorial plaque “Spirit of the Elbe”. The Ceremony was held at Arlington Cemetery in honor of the 70th anniversary of the Victory Day in World War II and meeting of the Soviet and American troops on the Elbe River.

American veterans of World War II, veterans from the former soviet countries and living in the USA, as well as representatives from the U.S. State Department and Embassies of CIS countries in Washington DC took part in the ceremony.

This ceremony marks the beginning of a number of events honoring the 70th anniversary of the Great Victory over the Fascist Germany in 1945.

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