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Total donations for the restoration of Notre Dame exceeded one billion euros, according to the newspaper Le Parisien.
According to the publication, the funds are mainly large companies and entrepreneurs, as well as four public Fund, selected by the Ministry of culture of France. Minister of culture Frank Riester listed Internet portals that can be trusted, in your profile in Twitter and urged readers to donate to the reconstruction of the Cathedral.
The President of France Emmanuel macron in an official statement said that the monument will be restored within five years. According to the President, the country will be mobilized for this purpose.
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Him the assistance of the best Russian specialists in the restoration of the Cathedral. He noted that Notre Dame is a historic symbol of France and an invaluable treasure of world culture.
The Cathedral caught fire on the evening of 15 April. The fire destroyed a large part of the roof and spire. Finally it was extinguished in the morning: night, the fire was still struggling with isolated pockets of fire. In the result of incident three persons suffered. The presumed cause of the fire restoration work began a few months ago.
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