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Ambassador G. Varvuolis took part at the opening of Ch. Sugihara Museum in Tokyo
Ambassador G. Varvuolis took part at the opening of Ch. Sugihara Museum in Tokyo, along with mbassadors of the Netherlands, Israel and Poland, representatives of the US and Canadian Embassies.There were present descendants of Ch. Sugihara and descendents of a family, saved from holocaust thanks to to a "visa for life", issued by Ch. Sugihara.
In his speech Ambassador paid tribute to Ch. Sugihara and emphasized a very unique role that Sugihara plays in bilateral relations between Lithuania and Japan and how to this day he continues to perform his humanistic diplomatic mission by connecting generations and countries. Ambassador also invited all present to visit Ch. Sugihara memorial museum in Lithuania, where legacy of the Japanese diplomat is highly valued and respected.
This first Ch. Sugihara memorial museum in Tokyo was founded by NPO "Chiune Sugihara. Visas for life".