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French billionaires did not fulfill their promises about the transfer of material aid to restore the destroyed Notre Dame Cathedral. It is reported Bloomberg.
In a charity Fund created to collect donations for the reconstruction of the victim in the fire of a national monument, not received a penny, said the representatives of business and religious circles.
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At the same time, said the representative of the press service of the Cathedral, Henri Fino, fears of major investors associated with the desire to know what exactly will spend their money. France Info says that they are waiting for the plans for the reconstruction and only after that will transfer money to the Fund.
At the moment collected nine percent of the promised donations for reconstruction. With 90 percent of the money came from the US. “Americans are very generous to Notre Dame, a monument to love in America,” — said the President of the charity Fund “Friends of Notre Dame” Michelle Pico.
In April it was reported that the total donations for the restoration of Notre Dame exceeded one billion euros. Prior to this French family Arnault, which owns a group of companies Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, announced the donation of 200 million euros for the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral. This is two times the donation of the French business Pinault.
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