Estonian president: Petserimaa monument reminds us of hard-won independence

  • 2020-07-20
  • BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN – Speaking at the unveiling of the Petserimaa War of Independence monument in the southeastern small town of Varska on Monday, President Kersti Kaljulaid said that the statue is a monument to the difficult arrival of Estonia's independence. It is not our duty today to only remember the fallen, but also to justify our existence in our free Estonia, the president said according to spokespeople.  "This monument is a monument to all those who risked or sacrificed their lives in the name of these victorious mornings. This statue i...
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