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May 25, 2009

Support in US Congress for return of Parthenon Marbles

Posted at 5:38 pm in Elgin Marbles

US Congressman Donald Payne has introduced a bill supporting the return of the Parthenon Marbles to Athens.

Greek News Online

Community: Members of Congress Express Support for Greek Issues
Posted on Monday, May 25 @ 13:59:55 EDT by greek_news
Washington D.C., By Irene Zoupaniotis

Thirty four key Members of the U.S. House of Representatives and 10 key U.S. Senators participated and briefed the delegates of the 25th Annual Cyprus and Hellenic Leadership Conference. Most of the members of Congress expressed strong support to the communities concerns on Cyprus, the Macedonian issue and the Ecumenical Patriarchate. The list of the speakers included some of the most powerful congressional figures, suck as, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) who is the Senate Assistant Majority Leader, House Foreign Affairs Committee’s Chairman Howard Berman (D-CA), European Subcommittee’s Chairman Congressman Robert Wexler, Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chair, European Affairs Subcommittee, Senate Foreign Relations Committee, and others.
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