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President Pahor and Allied ambassadors jointly marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe

Ljubljana, 8. 5. 2021 | press release

On the eve of Europe Day, the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, and the heads of the embassies of France, Russia, the United States and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland celebrated the anniversary of the victory over Nazism and fascism and the end of World War II on European soil. The commemoration took place as part of the Victory Day celebration.

The President and the heads of embassies of the Allied countries paid tribute to the victims of the Second World War by laying wreaths at the Monument to the Victims of All Wars and Victims Connected with Wars. Members of the Slovenian Guards Unit and musicians from the Police Orchestra took part in the commemorative ceremony.

After the ceremony, the President of the Republic invited the heads of embassies who took part in the ceremony to the Presidential Palace: the Ambassador of the French Republic in the Republic of Slovenia, Florence Ferrari; the Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Slovenia, Timur Rafailovič Ejvazov; the Ambassador of the United Kingdom in the Republic of Slovenia, Tiffany Sadler; and the Chargé d’Affaires at the US Embassy in the Republic of Slovenia, Susan Falatko.

President Pahor and Allied ambassadors jointly marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA

President Pahor and Allied ambassadors jointly marked the anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe
Photo: Daniel Novakovič/STA