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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Victory in Europe Day

Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day) during the Second World War:

“Today, Canada and the international community commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Allied victory in Europe over Nazi Germany, a fascist regime rooted in racism and anti-Semitism that committed mass murder, scarring the world forever with the Holocaust.