Advocacy News

July 18, 2012

MoU between the U.S. and Cyprus is Extended

U.S. Department of State


which protects the archaeological and ethnological heritage of Cyprus, has been extended for another five years. This extension includes an amendment that includes ecclesiastical and ritual material from the Post-Byzantine period (up to 1850 A.D.) on the Designated List of categories of material restricted from importation to the United States from the Republic of Cyprus. To view the official press release, visit the State Department’s website at

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