Friday, September 09, 2011

The French Will Never Forget

On the tenth anniversary of the September 11 attacks, a Paris organization, The French Will Never Forget 911, will be holding an official commemoration on the Place du Trocadéro, with a concert following in the evening…
"On behalf of my fellow citizens, I wish to thank the association « The French Will Never Forget» for organizing this event which bears witness to Franco-American friendship. This friendship began with the birth of the USA, and will continue as our two nations continue to share certain essential values, such as freedom, tolerance and solidarity among nations."
His Excellency Charles H. Rivkin, United States Ambassador to France

"I would very much like to congratulate the association “The French Will Never Forget” on this key event which is remarkable in terms of both its scale and its symbolic value. Ten years after the tragedy of September 11, the entire French nation will express to America its friendship, compassion and support. And on that day, in the presence of the names of the victims whom we will never forget, we will all once again be Americans"
His Excellency François Delattre, French Ambassador to the United States