Richard Raši, the Deputy Prime Minister of the Slovak Republic for Investment and Informatisation, flew to Great Britain, where he will attend the ceremony to the culmination of the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. The Deputy Prime Minister will also lay a wreath at the Brookwood Cemetery, which houses a memorial to Czechoslovak pilots, who fought in the World War II.
On Wednesday in Portsmouth, Day D celebrations will culminate that have taken place in the UK for the whole week. Exactly on the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, the historical event will be commemorated by the representatives of the invited countries, who are considered to be participants in the disembarkation-associated operations.
The invited countries include Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Canada, Luxembourg, New Zealand, Poland, the USA, but also Germany. At the invitation of Theresa May, the British Prime Minister, the ceremony will be attended by Donald Trump, the US President, Emmanuel Macron, the French President, and Angela Merkel, the German Chancellor. Queen Elizabeth II will also take part in the celebrations.
Richard Raši, Deputy Prime Minister, will also attend a prayer ceremony for fallen soldiers at the Brookwood Cemetery, which houses a memorial to Czechoslovak and American pilots, who served in the British Royal Air Force. Representatives of the invited countries will sign a joint peace declaration on the 75th anniversary of the Allied troops landings.