Ronald Reagan monument unveiled in Georgia

November 24th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS  

Tbilisi, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A monument to former US president Ronald Reagan has been unveiled in Tbilisi, the capital and largest city of Georgia.

The monument features a bronze statue of the late Reagan sitting on a bench.

A Reagan quote — “Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction” — is inscribed on the back of the bench in English and Georgian.

Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili and a US delegation attended the unveiling ceremony Wednesday.

Former US president George W. Bush has a street in Georgia named in his honour.

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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