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Cooperation for Return of Parthenon Marbles

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The return of the Parthenon Marbles was at the center of the meeting that the Minister of Culture and Sports Panos Panagiotopoulos held on Sept. 24 with the Delegate to the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures, David Hill.
Two months ago the minister visited Paris and attended a meeting with the Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova, during which he reiterated the demand for the return of the Parthenon Marbles which are now exhibited at the British Museum.
After Panagiotopoulos’ proposal, Bokova agreed to exercise her personal and institutional influence and take an initiative so that the institution will be an intermediary to this purpose.
The issue of the Parthenon Marbles to Greece returned to the news after the Sept. 24 meeting of the Greek Culture Minister with Hill.
Panagiotopoulos discussed with Hill the necessity of a common strategy with the International Association, the Committees and other international bodies who focus on civilization.
The Delegate to the International Association for the Reunification of the Parthenon Sculptures is in Athens for the International Meeting of the Commissioners’ Meeting of October 6. The Greek Minister of Culture and Sports will again meet with Hill on Oct. 6 as he will also be present at the meeting to underline the importance of the Parthenon Marbles returning to Greece.


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