Postponement of transporting of smuggled Iraqi antiquities and valuables in Turkey

28/12/2019 18:37:00

Hassan al-Janabi, the Iraqi ambassador to Ankara, announced on Saturday, the postponement of transporting smuggled Iraqi antiquities and valuables in Turkey.


"I regret to inform you that the prevailing weather conditions did not allow flying today to transport valuables to Baghdad," Al-Janabi said in a post on his Facebook page.


He added that they will wait until tomorrow, hoping for a calm weather, so that they can transport the antiquities back to Iraq.


Al-Janabi made it clear on his Facebook page today, that, finally, he was able to prepare the smuggled collections and relics and transfer them to the Iraqi Museum in Baghdad.






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