GORKI DISTRICT, 12 October (BelTA) – We are grateful to Belarusians for preserving our history, Minister Counselor of the Polish Embassy in Belarus Cezary Karpiński told journalists during a ceremony to mark the 79th anniversary of the battle near the village of Lenino in Gorki District, BelTA has learned.
The solemn event dedicated to the Battle of Lenino anniversary was held near the monument to Soviet soldiers in Lenino on 12 October. After laying flowers, the rally participants marched to the Polish cemetery, where they paid tribute to the Polish soldiers who died here in 1943.
“The Battle of Lenino is not only a historical event, we should look at it from today's perspective. This is a good example of mutual understanding. And we are very grateful to local residents, local authorities and society for taking care of the graves of our fellow countrymen. Everything is in good condition. We had many joint projects. And we hope that we will still be able to implement them in the future,” he said.