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Prime Minister of France went to Nantes, where the burned Cathedral

The Prime Minister of France Jean Castex, the interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and culture Minister roselyne Bachelot sent to Nantes, where on Saturday lit up the Cathedral.

The fire occurred in the Cathedral of saints Peter and Paul is about 7.50 (8.50 GMT). Work at a place more than 100 firefighters. At the moment the fire is localized.

Words of encouragement to firefighters mobilized to extinguish the fire, was expressed by the President of France Emmanuel macron.

"After Notre Dame burned the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul in the heart of Nantes. Support our firefighters who risk to save this Gothic gem of the city of the Dukes", - he wrote in his Twitter account.

Cathedral of St. Peter and St. Paul in Nantes, the construction of which began in the XV century and lasted 457 years, is one of the largest Gothic churches in France. In height it is six meters below the Notre Dame Cathedral, which in April 2019 was the largest in the history of the fire.