Greek President calls for return of Parthenon Marbles at dinner with royals

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Greek President calls for return of Parthenon Marbles at dinner with royalsThe ties of friendship between Greece and Britain create hope that the sculptures will eventually return and that the unity of the Parthenon will be restored

"We hope that the return of the Parthenon Sculptures will, finally, be possible," President of the Republic Prokopios Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday, during his address at an official dinner at the presidential mansion for visiting British royals Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, ANA reports.

Citing Britain's long tradition in classical studies, as well as the bilateral cooperation between the two countries in this area, Pavlopoulos noted that the ties of friendship between Greece and Britain created hope that the sculptures will eventually return and that the unity of the Parthenon will be restored.

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