Tunis — Following the desecration and fire that broke out at Sidi Bousaid mausoleum last January 12, Mrs. Irina Bokova, Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), called in a press release on Wednesday "on Tunisian authorities to take urgent measures to protect the heritage sites, which represent the country's cultural and historical wealth, from any attack against their integrity".
Tunis Afrique Presse (Tunis)
Tunisia: UNESCO's Irina Bokova Urges Authorities to Protect Monuments
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