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Suceava, Bucovina might be promoted as tourist destinations in China similarly to Croatia

China's ambassador in Bucharest Jiang Yu, who went on an official visit to Suceava County on Tuesday, showed interest in tourism collaboration with Suceava and Bucovina, having met Suceava County Council Chair Gheorghe Flutur, who introduced him to the tourism and investment potential of the area. ''A particularly interesting area for the Chinese delegation was tourism.

President Radev: For Bulgaria, Cooperation with UNESCO is of Prime Importance

For Bulgaria, cooperation with UNESCO is a priority because we are a country with rich cultural heritage. A country that has contributed to the development of European civilization, working to build a peaceful world based on cooperation and overcoming ethnic, religious and racial differences.

UNESCO weighs in on controversy over Hagia Sophia

In response to the intention announced this week by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to turn the Hagia Sophia monument - originally a Byzantine Christian cathedral and now a museum - into a mosque after his country's local elections on Sunday, UNESCO sources cited by the Greek media clarified on Wednesday that changing the World Heritage site's status would require approval by the Paris-b

Croat Veterans Accused of Silencing Serbian Songs

Croatia's Serbian National Council, SNV, and the Serbian cultural association "Prosvjeta" - joint organisers of the Ojkaca Singing Festival in the town of Petrinja, due on August 25, have written on Wednesday to UNESCO's Cultural Heritage Protection Committee, accusing Croatian veteran organisations of trying to prevent the event.