US unveils museum dedicated to 9/11 victims

Barack Obama attended the opening ceremony of the complex, located in the footprint of former World Trade Center.

    An emotional ceremony has been held in New York, where United States President Barack Obama unveiled the new museum dedicated to the September 11 attacks of 2001.

    The museum opens its doors to the public on Wednesday. Located in the footprint of the former World Trade Center, it cost $700m to build.

    Among those attending the ceremony were the families of victims and first responders.

    Al Jazeera’s John Terret reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

    More than 300 people died in Somalia but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Kobe Steel: A scandal made in Japan

    Japan's third-largest steelmaker has admitted it faked data on parts used in cars, planes and trains.