Senate's Ciuca: Sacrifice and courage of Timisoara heroes - foundations of today's free and democratic Romania

Senate's Ciuca: Sacrifice and courage of Timisoara heroes - foundations of today's free and democratic Romania

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Senate President Nicolae Ciuca sent a message on Saturday on the 34th anniversary of the outbreak of the December 1989 Revolution, saying that the sacrifice and courage of the heroes of Timisoara were the foundations on which today's free and democratic Romania was built. CE Report quoting Agerpres

''On 16 December 1989, in Timisoara, the decisive protest against communism in Romania took place. Without Timisoara, it would not have been possible to overthrow a system that killed people, not only in Romania, but in our entire region," Nicolae Ciuca says in a Facebook post.

According to him, the repression in Timisoara exposed to the world the ferocity of a regime gripped by fear of losing power.

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