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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier urged the citizens of the country to contribute to the restoration of the iconic Notre-Dame de Paris cathedral after a massive fire, RIA Novosti reported.

"[French] President [Emmanuel] Macron called on Europeans to take part in the reconstruction of Notre Dame. That is why, I am happy to use this opportunity to urge the citizens of our country and of all Europe to support the restoration of Notre Dame," the president said in a televised address, adding that this is“ a symbol of European culture, an important document of European history. ”

The fire broke out at around 6:30 pm Monday, and the roof, the clock and spire was damaged. According to preliminary reports, the fire started during the restoration works. The French authorities said large fire has been extinguished.

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