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Turks set to resume excavations in Ani

12:36, 26.04.2012 Region: Armenia, Turkey Theme: Society

Hakan Doganay, Director of the Department of Culture and Tourism of Turkey’s Kars Province, stated that excavations in the historical Armenian city of Ani will resume in June.   

Doganay noted that the diggings had stopped two years ago because of a dispute between the archeologist, who was conducting the excavations, and the Department of Culture and Tourism of Kars, Haberler news agency of Turkey informs.     

To note, “Armenian” or “Armenia” is not mentioned in any of the signs placed in front of the still-standing Armenian constructions in Ani.

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