Macron promised to restore Notre Dame in five years

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FRANCE (VOP TODAY NEWS) — French President Emmanuel Macron, in his address to the nation, announced his intention to reconstruct the Cathedral of Notre Dame de Paris, which had suffered as a result of a fire, within five years.

“We will rebuild the Cathedral of Notre Dame, even more beautiful. And I want it to be completed in five years. We can do this, we will be mobilized,” said Macron in his address to the nation on Tuesday.

“French women, French, and all of you are foreigners who love France and love Paris, I want to tell you today that I share your pain and your hope. And now we need to act, and we will act, we will succeed,” he stressed. french leader.

In his speech, which lasted about six minutes, Macron noted the work of firefighters, who, taking considerable risks, extinguished the flames that engulfed Notre Dame. “What we saw this night in Paris is the ability to mobilize, unite to fight,” he added.

Macron also said that in the following days he will turn to the people on the topic of the past national debates, which were organized in response to the “yellow vests” demonstrations.

The largest fire in the history of Notre-Dame de Paris occurred on Monday evening. The spire of the cathedral collapsed, the bearing structure was enveloped in flame. According to firefighters, the structure of Notre Dame and the main works of art, like the relics kept in the cathedral, survived.

According to French media, emergency may be associated with restoration work. The prosecutor’s office opened an investigation into the unintentional damage caused by a fire. As the prosecutor of the republic said, the fire in the cathedral was not intentional, the priority version is the random nature of the fire.

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