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The site will consist of 10 American oak dedicated to all victims of terrorism. The Princes have been responsible for planting the last of ten trees in an area of the Parque Juan Carlos I. The Act has also attended the Ambassador of EE UU in Spain, Alan Solomont, together with other authorities and resident Americans in Spain. The Princes of Asturias have yielded this Sunday tribute to the victims of 9/11 to inaugurate a small American oak forest dedicated to the memory of all the victims of terrorism and who will remind the 2,977 killed in the terrorist attacks of ten years in the United States. The Ambassador of the United States, Alan Solomont, has highlighted that the 11-S his country decided that it would not let terrorists change their way of life or they minaran its democracy and its values. They are values that we share with Spain, a belief in democracy, human rights and respect for cultural or religious differences, said Solomont, who has emphasized that the attacks They also left a truth: that terrorists do not go with yours, that violent extremism earns not adepts, as it is showing the Arab spring. Solomont has made these reflections to over two hundred members of the colony American in Spain that have attended the ceremony and which, together with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Trinidad Jimenez, and the Mayor of Madrid, Alberto Ruiz Gallardon, have embraced Jose Luis San Pio, the father of the only Spanish who died in the attacks, Silvia.

The Princes have helped, along with the Ambassador and his wife, Susan, planting the last of the ten Oaks that will remind the victims of 9-11 in the Park Ferial Juan Carlos I in Madrid, a gesture that the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Mayor of the capital, and the father of Silvia Saint Pio have imitated below and which has been followed by a minute of silence. Jose Luis San Pio has recognized that the tenth anniversary of 9-11 revives a little more wound that left and wanted to also remember to the victims of the terrorist attacks of 11 March 2004 in Madrid. San Pio has declared that he knew from the outset that her daughter could not have survived the attack and has ensured that somehow still being at home and being one more than the family. The tribute (the U.S. Embassy invited which representatives in Spain of the 92 countries that had national among the victims) have attended also the Chairman of the National Intelligence Centre, general Felix Sanz Roldan, the President of the terrorism victims Foundation, Maite Pagazaurtundua, and the Chairman of the Foundation Council Spain-USA, Antonio Garrrigues. The Ambassador of EE UU (which has alternated English and Spanish in his speech) has highlighted that the purpose of the tribute was not only remember the victims, but emphasize the ability of the human being overcoming and insist on the value of life. He has remembered that eleven memorials of September 11 in the United States, France, United Kingdom, Japan, Israel there are and Australia, places where people can gather to build the future without losing sight of the past. We will not forget the victims, nor the lessons that left us, Solomont has concluded. Source of the news: the Princes inaugurate the forest that will remind the victims of 9/11 in Madrid

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