Russian President Vladimir Putin offered French counterpart Emmanuel macron, the assistance of the best Russian experts in the restoration of Notre-Dame Cathedral, which was damaged due to fire. This was reported on the Kremlin website on Tuesday, April 16.
“Notre Dame is a historic symbol of France, the priceless treasures of European and world culture, one of the most important Christian shrines. The trouble that happened that night in Paris, responded a pain in the hearts of Russians”, — said in a telegram Putin sent to Macron.
On Tuesday morning it became known that the fire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame was extinguished completely. The fire occurred at about 18:50 (19:50 GMT) Monday. In the result three people had been injured. In addition, the fire destroyed most of the roof, spire and clock. According to preliminary data, the fire started during repair work on the upper levels of the structure.
Macron said that Notre Dame will be restored. He assured that the work will attract the best restorers. Meanwhile, experts believe that it may take from five years to several decades.
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