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As part of his visit to Lithuania, Minister of Foreign Affairs Urmas Reinsalu (Isamaa) laid a wreath at the memorial to the victims of the Soviet occupation in Vilnius on Friday. He also paid a visit to the Museum of Occupations and Freedom Fights.

"Today marks the 78th anniversary of the June deportation of 1941, and the memory of the victims of these events lives on in our hearts to this day," Reinsalu said according to a ministry press release. "The deportation was a crime against humanity committed against our own people. We will not forget these horrible events and this injustice in the future.

Reinsalu also met with Lithuanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Linas Linkevičius.

Click here to read more about the June deportation of 1941.

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Editor: Aili Vahtla



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