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    IN A MOSCOW CATHOLIC CHURCH A MASS WILL TAKE PLACE FOR THE VICTIMS OF TERRORIST ATTACKS IN MADRID

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    MOSCOW, 12 March (RIA Novosti) - On Wednesday a mass will be held in Moscow Catholic Church of Immaculate Conception for the victims of terrorist attacks in Madrid on March 11, a diplomat from the Spanish Embassy in the Russian capital informed RIA Novosti.

    He also said that the book for condolences, started on Friday, would be accessible for everyone from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the main building of the Spanish Embassy in Moscow. The diplomat said that the book will be open on Monday and Tuesday.

    "This day, a bitter one for Spain and Europe, we, Spaniards in Russia, gathered together like brothers for a minute of silence, remembering the bloody nightmare our country faced yesterday" - Jose Maria Robles, Ambassador of Spain in Moscow said at a ceremony.

    All Spaniards, he emphasized, will join efforts with the international community in the struggle against terrorism.

    Richard Wright, head of the European Commission Office in Moscow, was the first to put his signature in the book opened on Friday; he was followed by the Ambassador of Ireland, the country chairing the European Union for the current six months.

    The Ambassador refused to answer any of the journalists' questions.

    Apart from Spanish diplomats, representatives of the Spanish community in Moscow took part in the mourning ceremony. Before it started they had brought flowers to the Spanish flag.

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