Sept. 11, 2021, 10:50 a.m. ET
Sept. 11, 2021, 10:50 a.m. ETSept. 11, 2021, 10:50 a.m. ET
As the United States marks the 20th day of the Sept. 11 attacks, memorials person been held astir the world, and tributes person been paid by planetary leaders, successful representation of the victims, survivors and families affected.
In Britain, Prime Minister Boris Johnson paid tribute to the victims of the attacks successful a video code played astatine a memorial lawsuit astatine the Olympic Park successful East London.
Mr. Johnson said that portion the menace from terrorists remained, the past 20 years had shown that “they failed to shingle our content successful state and democracy; they failed to thrust our nations apart, oregon origin america to wantonness our values, oregon to unrecorded successful imperishable fear.”
In a connection to President Biden, Queen Elizabeth II said, “my thoughts and prayers — and those of my household and the full federation — stay with the victims, survivors and families affected, arsenic good arsenic the archetypal responders and rescue workers called to duty.”
Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s premier minister, who was successful the United States connected Sept. 11, 2001, described it arsenic a “day I’ll ne'er forget.”
In a statement, Ms. Ardern said: “I saw archetypal manus the daze and fearfulness that goes manus successful manus with terrorism.”
Many satellite leaders took to Twitter to commemorate the attacks, including the premier ministers of Ireland, Greece and Canada — Micheál Martin, Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Justin Trudeau — and the presidents of France and South Korea, Emmanuel Macron and Moon Jae-in.
“20 years person passed, but the daze of that time inactive remains arsenic heavy wounds successful the hearts of truthful many,” Mr. Moon said.
In Madrid, unit from the U.S. embassy placed a floral wreath astatine a memorial successful Juan Carlos I Park. From the compound of the U.S. embassy, 2 elephantine airy beams pierced the nighttime connected Friday, shining up into the entity to correspond the duplicate towers.
Flags flew astatine half-staff extracurricular NATO office successful Brussels, wherever Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary-general and Douglas D. Jones, the U.S. chargé d’affaires, held a infinitesimal of soundlessness astatine the Sept. 11 memorial — a portion of twisted metallic from the World Trade Center — astatine the precise infinitesimal that the archetypal level struck the North Tower of the complex.
In a tweet, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India described the 9/11 onslaught arsenic an “attack connected humanity.”
Raphael Minder contributed reporting from Madrid.