Centuries old walls of Diyarbakir could enter UNESCO World Heritage List

The historic walls of Diyarbakir (Tigranakert) could soon enter the UNESCO World Heritage List. A meeting was recently held with the attendance of officials from 15 countries to exchange information about what should be done, according to the Hurriyet Daily News.

“We have to keep and restore the historic walls, and present them to the world history of humanity as a cultural heritage,” Food, Agriculture and Livestock Minister of Turkey Mehdi Eker said  during a meeting titled “Diyarbakir Castle and Historic City ICOMOS/ICOFORT 2013.”



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