The meeting held by the Directorate General for Cultural Heritage and Museums of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism has focused on the activities for the protection of Cultural Heritage of Syria which Turkey has common culture and history.
The representatives from Museum Directorates of Hatay,Şanlıurfa, Gaziantep, Mardin,the officials from General Directorate for Foundations, Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Customs and Trade, General Directorate of Security, Gendarmerie General Command and the public prosecutors officiated in the region have attended the meeting organized with the coodination of the Directorate General for Cultural Heritage and Museums and the National Comittee of ICOM Turkey.
In the meeting the participants have exchanged information on the national and international studies performed for the prevention of illicit trafficking of Syrian cultural heritage, the measures taken by the security units and the investigations conducted by the judicial authorities.