Greek Culture Minister Lina Mendoni responded with a statement that the British PM "has not been informed about the new historical data of the Ottoman era"
He gave an interview with Greek newspaper Ta Nea
"There are indeed many objects of historical value that must be returned to their original owners. However, none of them is as important as the Marbles of the Parthenon"
According to experts 46.000 items in the Quai Branly Museum in Paris qualify for repatriation
The eighteen members of the House of Representatives urged Britain to open talks 'in earnest' over the sculptures
The New Acropolis Museum wants to display antiquities removed on the orders of Lord Elgin
“From a lawyer’s point of view, this is fraud” 1996 Pulitzer Prize nominee David Rudenstine stated
The author urges PM Boris Johnson to give back Marbles to Greece in gesture of friendship and solidarity
"Greece is today revered as the cradle of Western culture,” making the Greeks the natural choice of housing the sculptures