Egypt, U.S. to Sign Deal for Combating Artifacts Smuggling

Antiquities Minister Mamdouh el-Damati said the US Department of State has agreed to curb any bid to import smuggled Egyptian artifacts into the US.

Damati said his ministry is working on fine-tuning legal measures to sign a memorandum of understanding in that regard.

He said that such a deal was part of the ministry’s efforts to fight the smuggling of Egyptian artifacts.

Damati said that “We are seeking to sign similar deals with other countries”.

MENA

Source : Egypt State Information Service