Azerbaijan appeals UNESCO to protects cultural heritage in occupied lands

06 Jul 2011 7:14 AM | Anonymous

Azerbaijan appeals UNESCO to protects cultural heritage in occupied lands
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Azerbaijani side appealed to the UNESCO.
The 17th meeting of the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for Promoting the Return of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin or its Restitution in Case of Illicit Appropriation (ICPRCP) was held.

The Department of international relations and cultural programs of Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism reports that the issues which were included in the agenda – The restitutions appeals on Parthenon marbles (the United Kingdom of Great Britain - Greece), Bogazkoy sphinx (Germany – Turkey) were examined, the reports by member states and UNESCO partner organizations were listened.

http://www.news.az/articles/culture/39861

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