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Jeremy Corbyn vows to give Elgin Marbles back to Greece

Jeremy Corbyn has promised to return the Elgin Marbles to Greece if he is elected prime minister.

  • The Times

Speaking to a leading Athens newspaper, the Labour leader urged Theresa May to begin “constructive discussions” with Greece to repatriate the ancient masterpieces, which have been in the British Museum since they were removed from the Parthenon by the 7th Earl of Elgin in the early 19th century.

Xes 5eHe told Ta Nea: “As with everything stolen or removed from a country that was a colony or under foreign occupation . . . in this case also we should begin constructive talks with the …

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