Romania gives green light for Holocaust museum

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the Great Synagogue during a religious service to commemorate the victims of the 1941 Pogrom in Bucharest January 21, 2013. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel/File Photo

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – Romania’s President Klaus Iohannis gave the green light on Tuesday for the creation of the country’s first national Holocaust museum in Bucharest, more than seven decades after the end of World War Two. An international commission headed by Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel concluded in 2004 that between 280,000 and 380,000 Romanian and […]

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