France will launch an international competition for the restoration of the spire of Notre Dame

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France decided to launch an international tender for the reconstruction of the destroyed spire of Notre Dame Cathedral. This publication reports The Guardian.

Prime Minister édouard Philippe stated that this will help to create a design that will be “adapted to the techniques and challenges of our time.” According to him, the authorities have not yet estimated the total cost of repairs. Currently, the reconstruction of the Notre Dame collected 880 million euros.

Earlier on April 17, it became known that under the rubble found a copper figure of a rooster with relics which before the fire was adorned with a spire. The rooster found a big dent, but experts hope that it will be able to fully restore.

The fire in the Cathedral of Notre Dame took place on 15 April. The incident was destroyed clock, a spire and a large part of the roof. The fire was extinguished on the morning of 16 April.

Notre Dame Cathedral — Catholic Church in the centre of Paris, one of the symbols of the city. Its construction took almost 200 years.

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