Thursday, August 25, 2005

Egyptian-Jordanian contacts to restore statue

"The Egyptian Embassy in Amman had contacts with the Jordanian authorities to bring back to Egypt a statue dating back to the Pharaonic era. Jordanian Customs authorities seized the statue when a person tried to smuggle it on the Jordanian-Syrian borders. Egypt's ambassador to Jordan Ahmad Rizq, said that contacts with the Jordanian officials were part of an agreement signed by the two countries last January". This is the complete State Information Service news bulletin.

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