World Reagan statue dedicated at US Embassy in Berlin

23:45  09 november  2019
23:45  09 november  2019 Source:   washingtonexaminer.com

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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will unveil a statue of former US President Ronald Reagan at the US Embassy on Friday, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. For over 10 years, the United States has wanted to honor Reagan with a statue in Berlin .

President Reagan was an indispensable leader of the signal American mission to defend unalienable rights. So I hope each day – I hope each day when you see this beautiful statue that we ’re about to unveil, you won’t just think of a great American president.

A statue of former President Ronald Reagan was dedicated at the U.S. Embassy in Berlin over the weekend.

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The statue, a 7-foot-tall likeness of Reagan walking, was a long time coming. City officials had declined multiple requests by the United States to honor him with a statue. Berlin officials said a statue was unnecessary because Reagan was already an honorary citizen of the city.

This year, the statue came to fruition after U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell proposed the U.S. erect a statue on its own accord at the embassy.

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A bronze statue of former US President Ronald Reagan was presented in Berlin on Friday, on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. In a press conference earlier with Pompeo, German Chancellor Angela Merkel thanked the United States for its support in reunification, but she

The dedication for the monument took place Saturday to commemorate 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall.

“Today we dedicated a statue of Ronald Reagan atop the US Embassy Berlin on the new Ronald Reagan Terrace. #BerlinWall30,” Grenell tweeted.

The wall divided East and West Berlin from 1961 to 1989, with the German Democratic Republic (controlled by the Soviet Union) ruling the east, and the Federal Republic of Germany (overseen by an allied coalition of Britain, France, and the U.S.) ruling the west.

Reagan, who was the only president to make two trips to the wall, gave a historic speech on June 1987 in front of the Brandenburg Gate, famously calling on Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall.”

The new statue overlooks the spot where Reagan delivered the speech.

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