Emmanuelle Macrophoto: Philippe Wojazer / Reuters
The President of France Emmanuel macron in live TV channel BFM promised the French that burned in the fire of the Notre Dame Cathedral will be restored.
“We will rebuild the Cathedral. All together. Tomorrow we will begin collecting funds in France and outside its borders,” he said.
According to the French President, the restoration will attract “the best talents of our time”, reports RIA Novosti. He also called the incident “a terrible drama” and thanked the firefighters for their work.
“Notre Dame is our history, our literature, our imagination. The place where we experienced all of our important moments, epidemic, war, our liberation. It is the epicenter of our lives. This is the standard starting distance”, the President added.
The fire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame began on 15 April. The fire destroyed two-thirds of the roof, the roof, the steeple and clock of the Cathedral. According to experts, the restoration of the building can take from five to several decades.
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