Europe marks WWI centenary in Belgium town | Belgium News | Al Jazeera

Europe marks WWI centenary in Belgium town

Ypres, the area of the worst trench warfare in the conflict, will host the EU leaders to remember the dead.

    EU leaders will gather in the Belgian town of Ypres on Thursday to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the start of the World War One.

    The town was on the front line during the entire conflict and saw some of its worst trench warfare.

    Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Ypres.


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