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Culture ministry attempts to move Athens emblematic statue to Skopje, then denies it

A furor has been triggered since yesterday when the intention of Culture Minister Myrsini Zorba and the government to transfer the Costas Varotsos "Dromeas" (Runner), the emblematic sculpture of Athens that has been located outside the Hilton Hotel since 1994, in return for a statue of Alexander the Great, one of the kitch monstrosities that had flooded the neighboring capital in past years.

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