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Hungarian Monument Damaged during Warsaw Protests Restored

MTI-Hungary Today 2020.11.03.

The monument dedicated to the Hungarian soldiers who took part in the anti-Nazi uprising in Warsaw has been restored after being damaged during recent anti-abortion protests in the Polish capital, the Hungarian embassy in Warsaw said on Monday.

The embassy said in a statement that there was no discernable connection between what the monument which stands near the Polish Parliament buildings symbolises and the imagery that was daubed on it.

Ambasador 🇭🇺 Orsolya Kovács, attaché wojskowy József Szabó oraz w imieniu #IPN zastępca prezesa Mateusz Szpytma złożyli…

Közzétette: Ambasada Węgier / Varsói Magyar Nagykövetség – 2020. november 2., hétfő

The embassy has thanked a volunteer who tried to remove the graffiti as well as the Polish National Institute of National Remembrance (IPN) for clearing the monument.

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Hungarian Ambassador Orsolya Kovács Zsuzsanna and military attache József Szabó laid wreaths at the restored monument together with IPN deputy head Mateusz Spytma.

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