- The Washington Times - Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Hundreds gathered Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool in Washington, D.C. to honor Korean War veterans and mark the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement.

The vigil marked the ceasefire agreement that ended the Korean War — signed on July 27, 1953.

The event was hosted by Remember727, with the support of Korean Cultural Center and the Korean War Legacy Foundation, the 7th Annual Armistice Day Commemoration & Peace Vigil, Remember727 said in a press release.

Speakers called for peace on the Korean Peninsula, in Gaza, and Ukraine.

“This Armistice Day reminds us that though 61 years ago a war was brought to a halt, the work of reconciliation must continue,” said former Congressman Dennis Kucinich. “There is no more appropriate site to convey that message than the Lincoln Memorial. President Lincoln moved mightily to heal the divisions of civil war and to unify America. History calls forth the healing spirit of Lincoln in every nation, so that the spirit of the world may ascend from the ashes of war.”

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