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13/02/2015

United Nations Security Council Resolution 2199: ban on wartime-exported antiquities from Syria and Iraq

UNESCO has published the text of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2199.(1) As expected, it prohibits any international trade in Syrian antiquities that have been exported since the 15th of March 2011. It also reaffirms its prohibition of any international trade in Iraqi antiquities that have been exported since the 6th of August 1990 (which certainly suggests that this legislation will not suffice on its own).

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