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Bulgaria and Italy intensify museum exchange

Boil Banov
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The ministers of culture of Bulgaria and Italy – Boil Banov and Alberto Bonisoli – discussed in Rome plans to intensify museum exchange between the two countries.

The Bulgarian side will be working with Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Borghese Gallery, the National Roman Museum etc. Minister Banov is to hold a meeting with Ignacio Tirado, Secretary-General of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law. Boil Banov is expected to reaffirm Bulgaria’s willingness to become a party to the international institute’s convention regarding the return of cultural values which have been stolen or illegally taken out of the country. 

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