Greece calls for return of 'Elgin Marbles' to help fight rise of fascism in Europe

Greece has called for the return of the so-called Elgin Marbles from the British Museum as a symbolic act in the fight against anti-democratic forces seeking “the dissolution of Europe”.

The Athens government, which decided against taking legal action against the UK last year, will instead renew diplomatic efforts with an offer to regularly loan some of the wonders of Ancient Greece to British institutions in exchange.

Greek museums hold astonishing art works created in antiquity. The arrival of art such as the ‘golden mask of Agamemnon’ or the statue of Zeus/Poseidon could be expected

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