UNESCO reiterates the appeal for the protection of Syria’s cultural heritage

06 Jun 2013 8:01 AM | Anonymous

UNESCO reiterates the appeal for the protection of Syria’s cultural heritage

/ 5 June 2013

In the wake of alarming media reports on damage to several historic and religious sites in various regions of Syria, UNESCO expressed grave concern for the safety of Syria’s cultural heritage.

“I call upon the perpetrators to cease the destruction immediately and demonstrate respect for the beliefs and traditions of all Syrians,” said Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director-General.

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