Drapes were closed since 1964 when a bazooka was fired toward the building where Guevara was speaking

Germany has literally brought daylight to UN security council proceedings by opening the curtains in the famous chamber for the first time since a bazooka attack on Che Guevara more than half a century ago.

The German UN mission celebrated its month-long presidency with the symbolic step of calling for the heavy drapes covering the two-storey high windows to be pulled aside to let the sunshine of a New York spring day flood into the council chamber and on to its famous horseshoe-shaped table.

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