British MPs Propose Return of Elgin Marbles Post-Brexit Vote

July 12th, 2016

A group of British MPs have introduced a bill proposing the return of the Elgin Marbles to Greece, a move they claim would serve as a major diplomatic bargaining chip in Brexit negotiations.  “These magnificent artifacts were improperly dragged and sawn off the remains of the Parthenon,” says Liberal Democrats MP Mark Williams.  “This Bill proposes that the Parliament should annul what it did 200 years ago. In 1816 Parliament effectively state-sanctioned the improper acquisition of these impressive and important sculptures from Greece.”

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