Unveiling of Elie Wiesel Bust

Elie Wiesel Square, Bucharest Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Madam Mayor, Members of the Romanian Parliament, State Councilors, Secretary of State, Your Excellencies, Distinguished Guests, There are many parties that deserve recognition for the completion of this commemoration, of this project, but let me above all first thank to Mayor Firea, and the ...
Read More»

Statement on the Vandalism of Elie Wiesel House

The Embassy of the United States of America in Romania unequivocally condemns the recent vandalism carried out against the Elie Wiesel House in Sighet. The statements denigrating Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, President Trump, and other world leaders represent a deplorable anti-Semitic attack and an egregious affront to the victims and survivors of the ...
Read More»

Ambassador Hans Klemm at the Dedication of the Elie Wiesel Square

Mrs. Mayor General, Your Excellences, distinguished guests, We stand here today to honor the late Elie Wiesel.  A native son of Romania, he made sure the world never forgot the horrors of the Holocaust.  And, after a lifetime of commitment, he truly had become a “messenger to mankind.” When Wiesel was growing up in the ...
Read More»
Show More ∨