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The Diocese of the Armenian Apostolic Church in Georgia (DAACG) does not claim possession of the churches belonging to the Georgian Orthodox Church, however, it requires the transmission of its property of about 450 churches belonging to the Georgian Orthodox Church.  

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Ministry of Culture of Georgia will not argue with Church of Armenia

The head of the Ministry of Culture of Georgia, Mikheil Giorgadze said today that his ministry is not responsible for assigning denominations to churches. Earlier, Armenia appealed to UNESCO to recognize 450 churches in Georgia as belonging to the Armenian Apostolic Church. The head of the National Agency for Cultural Heritage Protection, Nikoloz Antidze said that UNESCO cannot solve issues about the ownership of cultural heritage.

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Iranian council protests against sanctions imposed on Sharif University of Technology

The Iranian Supreme Human Rights Council has protested against new EU sanctions imposed on the Sharif University of Technology, TASS reports.Iran reminds that people have the right to education, and any attempt to put pressure on higher educational centers violates the UNESCO Convention against Discrimination in Education.Brussels had earlier imposed sanctions on the Sharif University of Technology, but they were lifted by the Court of Justice of the European Union.

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A medical analysis by the Forensic Medical Examination Bureau of Kabardino-Balkaria has not found answers to the cause of Timur Kuashev’s death. His father Khambi Kuashev said that another analysis will be organized in Moscow.The OSCE, UNESCO, the Russian Journalists' Union, well-known public and political figures have demanded an impartial investigation.

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CE Secretary General to visit Azerbaijan

The Secretary General of the Council of Europe Thorbjørn Jagland plans to participate in the First Global Forum of Youth Policies which will take place in Baku in late October.

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