The Liberation Day of the Zrenjanin City in the Second World was marked by the laying of wreath at the monument to Žarko Zrenjanin in Bagljaš..
The 72nd anniversary of the liberation of Zrenjanin City began by the reception in the Mayor’s office for the representatives of the Embassy of the Russian Federation, the Army of Serbia and World War II / SUBNOR/.
The wreath to the solders of the Red Army, who died in the battles for the liberationof Zrenjanin in October 1044 was laid by the military attaché colonel Vladimir Kornjejenkov, as well as the Chairman of Zrenajnin City Assembly Oliver Mitrović and Deputy Chairman Ljuba Travica, while the wreath at the monument to Sonja Marinković, dedicated to the people killed in 1941, was laid by the representatives of the Veterans’ Association SUBNOR.
Also the wreath at the monument to Žarko Zrenjanin was laid by the Mayor Čedomir Janjić, Mayor Deputy Saša Santovac and Jasmina Malinić, the Head of the City Administration, as well as the representatives of the Russian D delegation, the Army of Serbia and Veterans’ Association.
- The liberation day, traditionally marked in Zrenjanin, is very important day in the history of our city. “On 2nd Ocober fascism was defeated in our territory, our city was liberated and a new part of history started. Naturally, I will repeat it that we are proud of all the people who took part in the liberation of the city and our country – said the Mayor Janjić.
Speaking about the importance of this day, Vladimir Kornjejenkov said.
- The liberation was organised by the commander of the Second Ukraine font, the marshal Malinovski. In my opinion it is a very important day,not only for the history of this city but for Serbia too . Serbia is building its future and while doing so it must not forget its history, what is good and what is bad.