Crimea and Amsterdam will continue the exchange of letters on the issue of Scythian gold
Crimean museums, seeking the return of a collection of Scythian gold from the Netherlands, and the University of Amsterdam belongs offered artifacts Allard Pierson Museum, will continue to exchange letters for resolution of the issue date of the beginning of the court hearings are still unknown, 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.
The work will continue in the form of an exchange of letters. Start date of hearing is still no, " said the Commissioner of the court.
The collection of Scythian gold - more than 1,000 artifacts, was taken 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 was joined to Russia. Since then the parties have the opportunity to decide whether to return the artifacts.