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USA: Merkel visits 9/11 memorial in New York02:25

USA: Merkel visits 9/11 memorial in New York

United States, New York
September 26, 2015 at 21:04 GMT +00:00 · Published

German Chancellor Angela Merkel laid a wreath at the "survivor tree" as she visited Ground Zero in New York accompanied by former mayor of the city Michael Bloomberg, Saturday.

After the ceremony, she said the tree was "like a miracle," as it survived the terror attack on September 11, 2001 and still continues growing. The tree was found in the debris of the World Trade Centre, revitalised and planted again.

In the morning, Merkel met the government leaders from Brazil, India and Japan to speak about reforming the UN Security Council. She is in New York to attend the UN General Assembly that gets underway on Monday.

USA: Merkel visits 9/11 memorial in New York02:25
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel laid a wreath at the "survivor tree" as she visited Ground Zero in New York accompanied by former mayor of the city Michael Bloomberg, Saturday.

After the ceremony, she said the tree was "like a miracle," as it survived the terror attack on September 11, 2001 and still continues growing. The tree was found in the debris of the World Trade Centre, revitalised and planted again.

In the morning, Merkel met the government leaders from Brazil, India and Japan to speak about reforming the UN Security Council. She is in New York to attend the UN General Assembly that gets underway on Monday.

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