Iraqi PM affirms the recovery of stolen antiquities
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi stated that his country would restore 15,000 ancient artifacts from US soon.
"Iraq was and will always remain a cultural and historical center, and we must make use of this great legacy to build the present and future of the country," Abdul-Mahdi said during his visit to the National Museum of Iraq.
NATIONAL MUSEUM HAD BEEN LOOTED
Hailing the museum as "a great learning and humanitarian edifice," the prime minister pointed out that about 15,000 monuments will be restored from the US soon.
Abdul Mahdi noted on the sidelines of his visit to the Iraqi National Museum that the museum documents the various activities, science, human arts and antiquities dating back to before Christ and modern, contemporary and Islamic eras, which is unparalleled in all world museums.