Ministry condemns Daugavpils desecration

  • 1999-10-28
RIGA (BNS) - The Latvian Foreign Ministry condemns desecration of a monument to the Jewish ghetto in the eastern Latvian town of Daugavpils and hopes the law enforcement institutions will conduct the investigation rapidly and find the perpetrators, said Janis Silis, the ministry's spokesman.The ministry expressed a hope the local authority will repair the damage to the memorial.The vandals had painted Nazi symbols on three stones which formed a part of the monument erected in a wooden area on Daugavpils' outskirts.The Daugavpils municipal police reported the crime to the national Ppolice, a...
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