Day Of Mourning
Europe Friday 14th September

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Day Of Mourning Friday 14 September 2001
From The Scottish Executive - Edinburgh

In recognition of those killed in the tragic events in the United States of America on 11 September the European Union has declared that Friday 14 September willbe a day of mourning across Europe, in line with the day of mourning which has been declared in the USA.  all Europeans are being asked to observe 3 minutes silence at 12 noon European time - 11.00am in the UK.

The Scottish Cabinet has endorsed a statement by Jack Straw, the Home Secretary, that the silence will be observed in the United Kingdom and the Scottish Executive will be honouring the 3 minutes silence at 11.ooam on Friday 14 September.

The Executive also wishes to encourage all public authorities and others to observe the silence.