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UNESCO agrees to add Babylon to World Heritage List in principle

2018/10/13 | 23:30

(Iraq Now News)- The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has accepted in principle adding the archaeological city of Babylon to its World Heritage List, according to Iraq’s Ministry of Culture."After this step, UNESCO will send its experts to follow up on the implementation of the file, which is a procedure by UNESCO," said Raad Allawi, the official responsible for the Babylon file in the ministry.He added, "This approval came after years of work and restoration of many of the buildings and archaeological sites carried out by the Antiquities Department."

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