UNESCO feared about Libya`s cultural sights

War and heritage

Published on 22 July 2011

Author(s): The Voice of Russia

Type:  News

UNESCO is concerned about reports coming from Libya that this country`s ancient sights are being used as munitions depots.

According to UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova, the Libyan authorities as well as the opposition forces had been repeatedly informed about sights which are on the World Cultural Heritage List. However, these warnings were ignored.

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