Georgian leaders have expressed sadness over a massive fire that ravaged the spire of the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris.
“I am paying close attention to the horrible fire happening at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris,” President Salome Zurabishvili wrote in her Twitter post. “Georgia stands with the people of France during this time,” she added.
— Salome Zourabichvili (@Zourabichvili_S) April 15, 2019
Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze tweeted on the fire as well. “Shocked and saddened by the scope of devastation from Notre Dame’s catastrophic fire. Our thoughts remain with Paris and France during this difficult time,” he said.
— Mamuka Bakhtadze (@BakhtadzeMamuka) April 15, 2019
Foreign Minister Davit Zalkaliani wrote a Twitter post as well, saying he is saddened “to see one of the worlds fascinating, iconic Notre Dame Cathedral de Paris destroyed by fire.”
Sad to see one of the worlds fascinating, iconic #NorteDameCathedral de Paris destroyed by fire. We all remember its magnificent beauty. Writing about its architecture Hugo said – great buildings, like great mountains, are the work of centuries, thoughts written in stones pic.twitter.com/ECumkQuBKa
— David Zalkaliani (@DZalkaliani) April 16, 2019
A massive blaze hit the medieval Notre-Dame Cathedral on Monday evening, April 15, causing the spire and the roof of this historic building to crash to the ground.