Department of State.
Notice of receipt of request.
Notice of receipt of request from Turkey for cultural property protection.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Andrew Cohen, Cultural Heritage Center, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs: 202-632-6301; email@example.com.
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The Government of the Republic of Turkey has made a request to the Government of the United States under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. The United States Department of State received this request on September 6, 2019. Turkey's request seeks U.S. import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material representing Turkey's cultural patrimony. Pursuant to the authority vested in the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs, and pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 2602(f)(1), notification of the request is hereby published. A public summary of Turkey's request and information about U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention will be available at the Cultural Heritage Center website: http://culturalheritage.state.gov.
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Marie Therese Porter Royce,
Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2019-21359 Filed 10-1-19; 8:45 am]
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