Minister of culture, US officials discuss protecting Yemen’s antiquities

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September Net

Minister of Culture Marwan Damaj and Yemen’s ambassador to the United States Dr. Ahmed Awad bin Mubarak met Saturday in Washington with a team from US Ministry of National Security.

During the meeting, they discussed the best methods that can help protect Yemen’s antiquities and the legal means to be followed in cases of smuggling, trafficking of antiquities and cultural heritage.

The Minister of Culture also discussed with the representatives of US Treasury Department the measures that the Yemeni government hopes to adopt in order to counter illicit dealing with Yemeni antiquities in the US.

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