The court: deciding the fate of Scythian gold can connect Ukraine
The decision of the fate of Scythian gold have the ability to connect the authorities of Ukraine and the Netherlands, district court of Amsterdam will deliver a verdict on the matter on April 1, said Last news authorized court 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.
"April 1 will be concluded whether the Dutch and Ukrainian government to take part in this case or not," said the Commissioner of the court. In her expressions, the date of the first hearing is still unknown.
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.