Ex-Japanese consul Sugihara's son to visit Lithuania

  • 2020-02-19
  • BNS/TBT Staff
VILNIUS – Nobuki Sugihara, a son of Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat who saved thousands of Lithuanian Jews from the Holocaust during World War Two, is coming to Lithuania to honor the memory of his father, alongside a delegation led by a special adviser for the Japanese prime minister. On Wednesday, the guests will be received by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda and First Lady Diana Nausediene. On Thursday, an exhibition to mark Sugihara's 120th birth anniversary and the 80th anniversary of the issuance of visas for life will be unveiled at the Lithuani...
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