(GermanPolicy.com) – This past Sunday, President of the Bundestag Bas commemorated the victims of World War II in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv. It constituted a “big step,” said Bas, that she was invited to the mentioned memorial day to mark the end of the war. Bas laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Kyiv and at the Memorial to the Murdered Ukrainian Jews in Babyn Yar. Bas also held political talks. The office of President of the Bundestag is the second highest public office in the Federal Republic of Germany. Bas accepted an invitation from her Ukrainian counterpart Stefantschuk.