Speech by the President of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia at the Stockholm International Forum on the Holocaust
28 January 2000
Ljubco Georgievski, President of the Republic of Macedonia
7,144 Jews were deported from the territory of the present day Republic of Macedonia during World War II, according to Ljubco Georgievski. The Macedonian President expressed the commitment of the government of Macedonia to put any Holocaust-related documents at public disposal, stating that he "supports the efforts of disclosing all secret lists and archives of Jewish expropriated property during the Holocaust".
He also related the efforts of Macedonia to construct a Macedonian Holocaust Memorial Centre in Skopje and to restore the Jewish cemetery and monumental gate erected in 1497 in the city of Bitola.
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