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The Authority of Tourism and Protection Antiquities in Al Jazira canton – Syria appeals to the institutions concerned to intervene to protect the castle of Sman

The Authority of Tourism and Protection Antiquities in Al Jazira canton – Syria appeals to the institutions concerned to intervene to protect the castle of Sman . castle of Sman Located 30 km west of Aleppo , registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List use for military purposes by rival groups since the start of the crisis in Syria ,This is contrary to one of the provisions of the Hague Agreement it was signed in 1954 which provides for non-abuse of cultural property during the war and keeping them out of conflict zones . The site was severely damaged it was a stinging critique by Irina Bokavia, Director-General of UNESCO .

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