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UN apologizes to Spain: Nazis bombed Guernica, not the Republican forces

Tuesday, September 17th 2019 - 09:39 UTC
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“The Republicans were the victims, not the perpetrators,” he said, terming it a “horrendous mistake.” “The Republicans were the victims, not the perpetrators,” he said, terming it a “horrendous mistake.”
“We regret the error and extend our apologies to the people and Government of Spain,” Dujarric said. “We regret the error and extend our apologies to the people and Government of Spain,” Dujarric said.

The United Nations has apologized to Spain for having mistakenly attributed the devastating 1937 bombing of the town of Guernica to Spanish Republican forces, a spokesman said on Monday.

The aerial bombardment of the town was actually carried out by Nazi German and Italian Facist forces that were supporting their Spanish ally Francisco Franco.

“The United Nations were made aware over the weekend that the UN Gift Management website incorrectly attributed the historical atrocities at Guernica, depicted in the tapestry by Pablo Picasso, to the Republic of Spain,” Stephane Dujarric said.

“The Republicans were the victims, not the perpetrators,” he said, terming it a “horrendous mistake.”

“We regret the error and extend our apologies to the people and Government of Spain,” Dujarric said.

The website is down for maintenance so the necessary correction can be made and a “full review of the website contents” conducted, he said.

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  • imoyaro

    No surprise, really. They support Fascism, National Socialism, and Communism. Kinda like Peronists... twisted.

    Sep 19th, 2019 - 12:55 am 0
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