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In wake of Ukraine invasion, annual WH meeting scheduled to be in Russia postponed indefinitely

PARIS — A meeting of the UN cultural agency's World Heritage Committee scheduled to have been hosted by Russia in June has been postponed indefinitely, a source said Thursday, after weeks of intense diplomatic wrangling prompted by the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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The Russian ambassador to UNESCO had proposed postponing the meeting, to have been hosted by the Russian city of Kazan, and its indefinite postponement has now been formally agreed, a senior UNESCO source told AFP, asking not to be named.


https://www.gmanetwork.com/news/lifestyle/artandculture/829290/unesco-meet-in-russia-on-world-heritage-postponed-indefinitely/story/

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