Iraq's President decided to return 6000 archaeological pieces from UK

5/7/2023 1:39:45 PM
Iraqi Embassy in London, under the supervision of the President of the Republic of Iraq, Dr. Latif Rashid, held a ceremony to send back 6000 historical artifacts previously taken by Britain for study since 1932.

While visiting London to attend King Charles III's Coronation, President Rashid decided to return back the ancient artifacts to Baghdad and hand them over to the Iraqi museum.

The ceremony of handover of Iraqi artifacts was attended by the Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Ahmed Fakak Al-Badrani alongside the Iraqi Ambassador to London, Mohammed Jaafar Al-Sadr, the Director-General of British Museums and Chair of London Museum and several Journalists, relevant experts and archaeologists from Iraq and Britain. 

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