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Montenegro’s Statehood Day was celebrated in Ljubljana, a wreath was laid at the memorial to the fallen national heroes of the NOB

The event was attended by representatives and members of Montenegrin societies in Slovenia, as well as representatives of the Association of Fighters for the Values ​​of the National Liberation Struggle of Slovenia, the Montenegrin Consulate said.

Montenegro’s statehood day was marked in Ljubljana on the square of national heroes by laying a wreath on the memorial to the fallen national heroes of the NOB, the Consulate of Montenegro in Slovenia announced.

Among the fallen national heroes of the NOB on the memorial is, as stated, the Montenegrin national hero Milovan Šaranović.

“After the honor guard of the Slovenian army performed the Slovenian and Montenegrin national anthems, they laid the wreath – on behalf of the Embassy of Montenegro, Chargé d’Affaires Ana Zeković and the Honorary Consul of Montenegro in the Republic of Slovenia, Vojislav Kovač,” said the Consulate.

 

It is added that the event was attended by representatives and members of Montenegrin societies in Slovenia, as well as representatives of the Association of Fighters for the Values ​​of the National Liberation Struggle of Slovenia.

“On the memorial in the center of Ljubljana is carved, among others, the name of the national hero from Montenegro, Milovan Šaranović, born in 1913 in Potkraj near Danilovgrad, the initiator and participant of numerous uprising and liberation battles on the territory of Montenegro and beyond, who as a commander of partisan units, he died on July 31, 1943 on the territory of Slovenia,” the statement of the Consulate of Montenegro reads.

It is, as they said, an event, a symbolic act, which traditionally, on the Day of Montenegrin Statehood and the Day of the Montenegrin People’s Uprising, is intended to remind us of the values ​​of the anti-fascist struggle.