King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attended a Memorial service for the Victims of Terrorism


King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attended a Memorial service for the Victims of Terrorism
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Spanish King Felipe and Queen Letizia today presided over a memorial service held for the Victims of Terrorism. The annual event is held every year on March 11, in memory of the people who lost their lives in the terrorist attack in 2004. The service was held in the gardens of the Royal Palace of Zarzuela in Madrid.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain arriving for the Memoria service
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King Felipe and Queen Letizia arriving for the memorial.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attended a Memorial service for the Victims of Terrorism at the Royal Palace
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The State act focused on the Recognition and Memory of all the Victims of Terrorism, within the framework of the commemoration of the European Day of the Victims of Terrorism, has brought together the highest institutions of Spain together with the European Union and representatives of the collectives of victims of national and international terrorism

Spanish King Felipe and Queen Letizia today presided over a memorial service held for the Victims of Terrorism
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The event began with Spanish  National Anthem followed by European Anthem.

Queen Letizia in all black lookfor Memorial service for the victims of Terrorism
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Addressing the gathering, King Felipe said, “that attack on March 11, 2004, in addition to being an attack on life and the physical integrity of people, intended to undermine the pillars on which our civilization has been built and developed: freedom, justice, human rights, democracy. For this reason, because the enemies of life and freedom did not achieve it – and they will never achieve it -, this date was established as the European Day of the Victims of Terrorism; in memory and tribute to all of them, who have suffered in their lives – in whatever form and motivation – terrorist cruelty”.

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain attended a Memorial service for the Victims of Terrorism
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The European Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Terrorism was established after the Madrid attacks in 2004. Providing support to crime victims, including victims of terrorist attacks, is an important part of the European Commission’s work, to address all dimensions of the terrorist threat.

 

The European Union has established a strong legal framework to protect victims across Europe through the European Union-level compensation scheme, the Victims’ Rights Directive, and the Counter-Terrorism Directive

Queen Letizia in familiar look for Terrorism Memorial
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For the event, Queen Letizia of Spain wore a black Carolina Herrera coat. Letizia first wore this coat in December 2019 at the UN Health event.

Queen Letizia wore Carolina Herrera black double breasted wool coat
Carolina Herrera black double-breasted wool coat

We saw the coat back last year at the opening of the ‘Rafael in Palace – Tapestries for Felipe II’ exhibition in December.

Queen Letizia wore Steve Madden Suede Dominique Long Boots
Steve Madden Suede Dominique Long Boots

Queen Letizia Paired the coat with her black Steve Madden Suede Dominique Long Boots

Queen Letizia wore Karen Hallam Signature Ring
Karen Hallam Signature Ring

Her Karen Hallam Signature Karen Hallam ring.


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