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An exhibition of artifacts from Turkmenistan may be held in the Louvre in the coming years

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An exhibition of artifacts from Turkmenistan may be held in the Louvre in the coming years

The Embassy of Turkmenistan in France jointly with the Turkmen-French archaeological mission "MAFTUR" organized an international online seminar on the latest scientific discoveries in ancient Margiana. This is reported by the website of the high-level International conference "the Policy of neutrality and its role in ensuring international peace, security and sustainable development".

The Embassy timed this event to celebrate the 25th anniversary of our country's Neutrality, as well as the declared year "Turkmenistan is the homeland of Neutrality".

The speakers of the seminar were officials of Turkmenistan, France and UNESCO, as well as authoritative scientists and archaeologists from Turkmenistan, France, Italy, Great Britain, Russia, Afghanistan, China and Uzbekistan.

The speakers noted that the ancient civilization-Margiana, located along the Murghab river, can be put on a par with such ancient civilizations as Ancient Egypt, China, India and Mesopotamia.

In addition, the meeting participants noted the huge contribution of the President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov for the study and preservation of historical and cultural heritage of the Turkmen people, traditions and moral values.

The representative of the Louvre Museum, Francois Bridie, expressed his sincere admiration for the artifacts that were found during the excavations of Margiana and Ulug-Depe. He expressed hope that in the coming years, the parties will be able to reach an agreement and organize an exhibition at the Louvre Museum with artifacts from Margiana, Gonur-Depe and Ulug-Depe.

The Louvre Museum is one of the most famous sights in Paris. The Museum stores more than 400 thousand art objects, of which 35 thousand are on display. Every year, the Museum is visited by about ten million tourists.

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