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Palace commemorates 75th anniversary of end of World War II

By: - Reporter / @ConsINQ
/ 04:42 PM August 15, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Saturday joined in the commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the surrender of Japan which also marked the end of World War II on Aug. 15, 1945.

In a statement, presidential spokesman Harry Roque cited the United Nations Charter which urges to retain peace and security worldwide.

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“And for these ends, to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbors; and to unite our strength to maintain international peace and security,” Roque said, citing the UN Charter.

The Palace official also wished to have a “solemn, meaningful” remembrance of the occasion.

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During the ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of Japan’s surrender, Japan’s Emperor Naruhito vowed to reflect on wartime events, saying they will never be repeated.

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