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8 September 2017 Prof. Dr Vladimir Marinkovic in meeting with Prof. Dr Gideon Greif and Robert Sabados
Friday, 8 September 2017
Marinkovic Invited to Attend Memorial Exhibition “Jasenovac - the Right to Remembrance” in Jerusalem
National Assembly Deputy Speaker and Head of the Parliamentary Friendship Group with Israel Prof. Dr Vladimir Marinkovic met today at the National Assembly House with Prof. Dr Gideon Greif, director of the exhibition “Jasenovac - the Right to Remembrance” and chief historian of the Israeli Shem Olam Holocaust Institute, and Robert Sabados, President of the Federation of Jewish Communities of Serbia.
Prof. Greif spoke about the memorial exhibition held in April at the National Assembly House to commemorate the Jasenovac breakout and remind everybody of the suffering of the Serbian and Jewish people, thanking the National Assembly for helping organize it. He reminded the attending that the exhibition was also presented in New York and is to be repeated in Jerusalem in December. He officially invited Deputy Speaker Marinkovic to attend the opening on the behalf of the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia and the Parliamentary Friendship Group with Israel.
PFG Head Marinkovic thanked the professor for the invitation stressing that the fight for the truth about the crimes committed against the Serbian and Jewish people in Jasenovac is a common goal for the two nations. At the same time Marinkovic added that the development of not only economic and political, but of cultural cooperation between the two countries is extremely important especially in view of their shared past.
Marinkovic also took the opportunity to inform the guests about the work of the 35-member Parliamentary Friendship Group with Israel and its active efforts to help the development of the Serbian-Israeli community in Serbia.