Greek President: Refusal to return Elgin Marbles 'offends British culture and history'

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Greek President: Refusal to return Elgin Marbles 'offends British culture and history'British Museum's attitude has begun to cause a worldwide outcry

Greek President Prokopios Pavlopoulos delivered a clear message on the immediate return of the Parthenon sculptures to the Acropolis Museum while inaugurating the 24th Art Athina annual international contemporary art fair at Zappeion Megaron on Friday evening.

Pavlopoulos aired his call for the immediate return of the Parthenon Sculptures to Athens at the Acropolis Museum, which, he noted, was built for this very purpose, and stressed that the British Museum's persistence in refusing to return them is just as offensive towards the culture of Great Britain as it is to Greek culture.

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