Crimean museums answered the Amsterdam collection of Scythian gold
Crimean museums, seeking the return of a collection of Scythian gold from the Netherlands, has provided a response to the University of Amsterdam belongs offered artifacts Allard Pierson Museum, said Last news Commissioner of the district court of Amsterdam Fatima El Hariri (Fatima El Gueriri).
at the end of November, it was announced that four of the Crimean Museum sued Amsterdam collective action against the Allard Pierson Museum, which was required to fulfill the contract obligations and to return a collection of Scythian gold from the Netherlands in the Crimea. The exhibits also claims the Ukrainian side.
"I have the opportunity to assure that the Crimean museums have provided their own written response," said Commissioner of the court.
in her expressions, the two sides will continue to exchange written answers "." at the present time there is no date of the hearing, and we don't know when they will be, " said Hariri.
The collection of Scythian gold, more than 1,000 artifacts, was removed from the Crimean museums on Exhibition "Crimea: the gold and the secrets of the Black sea" in the archaeological Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam in early February 2014, even before the Crimea reunited With Russia. Since then the parties have the opportunity to decide whether to return the artifacts.