Germany, Italy and France urge action against Islamic State antiquities dealing

09 Dec 2015 11:57 AM | Anonymous

Germany, Italy and France urge action against Islamic State antiquities dealing

 

BERLIN (AFP).- Germany, Italy and France called Tuesday for the European Union to crack down on the illegal trade in antiquities used to bankroll attacks by the Islamic State group.

The culture ministers of the three countries wrote in a letter to the European Commission urging concerted measures against the illicit trade in cultural treasures for the benefit of the jihadist group. 
 

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