Greece Pushes for Return of Elgin Marbles in EU-UK Trade Deal

February 19th, 2020

As the UK negotiates its new trade deal with the EU, the Art News notes that a clause inserted in the deal by Greece appears to require the return of the Elgin Marbles. “It is the mentality that has changed, the fact that Britain is distancing itself from the European family, it is 200 years since the Greek revolution,” id Lina Mendoni, the country’s culture minister last month. “I think the right conditions have been created for their permanent return.”

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