WHC Suspends Istanbul Session

WHC Suspends Istanbul Session

The UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee early Saturday announced the suspension of its 40th session in Istanbul amid reports of a coup attempt in Turkey. “On behalf of the host country, please be informed that the session of the World Heritage Committee is suspended until further notice,” it said in a statement published on its website on Saturday. “A review of the situation will be communicated as soon as possible,” the statement added.


Short URL : http://goo.gl/5y2Daw
  1. http://goo.gl/FvQyYb
  • http://goo.gl/kO3qfO
  • http://goo.gl/2MU3O8
  • http://goo.gl/F6UzfV
  • http://goo.gl/31TzYG

You can also read ...

43 Taliban Killed in US Air Raids
Some 43 Taliban militants, including a top commander, have...
German Vote Could Harm Merkel-Macron Deal on Europe
Weakened by the worst result for her party since 1949 and...
Aerial Footage Shows US Troops Present in IS-Held Areas in Syria
The photographs that the Russian Defense Ministry published on...
French Conservatives Retain Senate Majority as Macron Party Suffers Setback
French President Emmanuel Macron’s La Republique en marche (...
A Kurdish man shows his inked index finger after voting in an independence referendum in Erbil, Iraq on Sept. 25
Iraqi Kurds cast ballots on Monday in their autonomous region...
Turkey, Russia, Iran Work on New De-Escalation Zone in Syria
Turkey, Russia and Iran are working on setting up a new de-...
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Lu Kang
China on Monday called for all sides in the North Korea...
Abe Says Will Call Snap Parliamentary Election
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced Monday he will...