Moldova commemorates 9/11 at the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau
Early in the morning of September 11, Moldovan politicians and members of the civil society gathered in front of the U.S. Embassy in Chisinau to commemorate the victims who suffered during and after the 9/11 attacks. Every person came with flowers as a sign of solidarity. They kept a moment of silence.
In a press release, the Embassy thanked to the people who joined them today.
“The U.S. Embassy in Moldova would like to express our appreciation to all of our friends in Moldova who have joined us this day in remembering those we lost,” the press office of the Embassy said.
Almost 3,000 people lost their lives in the attacks of September 11, 2001.
The day of September 11 was proclaimed by President Barack Obama as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance.
“I, Barack Obama, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim September 11, 2012, as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance,” the President said.