Minister of Culture explores international help in retrieving Yemen’s antiquities

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Minister of Culture Marwan Dammaj met on Wednesday with the Executive Director of the International Alliance for the Protection of Heritage in Conflict Areas (ALIPH) FaleryFreland.

The session intended to discuss cooperation between the Yemeni government and ALIPH in the protection of antiquities and countering smuggling and trafficking.

Dammaj explored international support to help retrieve significant Yemeni antiquities were reported to have been displayed in different parts of the world after they had been smuggled.

The discussions also touched upon training the Yemeni staff in charge of museums and antiquities and repairing the museums.

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