Ukraine will see the Scythian gold in a year, the Ministry of justice

Украина увидит скифское золото через год – Минюст

Minister Petrenko explained that this will happen if all the bureaucratic procedures “will move to normal mode”.

Scythian gold will return from the Netherlands to Ukraine at the end of next year. This forecast was voiced by Minister of justice of Ukraine Pavel Petrenko.

“I hope that all bureaucratic procedures associated with complaints will quickly. According to my predictions, if the case will move to the normal mode in accordance with the procedural codes of the Netherlands, until the end of next year we can see this collection in Kiev”, – said Petrenko during the briefing today.

He expressed the belief that the legal system of the Netherlands is independent and the trial court’s decision “very motivated, it is large volume and there is very clearly painted the norms of international and national legislation of the Netherlands, which determine that the right to property of this collection speaks of the sovereign state of Ukraine”.

According to Petrenko, when the collection will return to Ukraine, it will be stored in one of the national museums, and will be under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of culture.

He also noted that Ukraine is ready to pay the Dutch Museum for storage of collections.

The Minister stressed that Ukraine has no claims concerning this collection.

“I would like to see this lawsuit to come the representatives of the occupation, the so-called local authorities of the Crimea to these meetings, then we will talk in our courts”, said Petrenko.

As reported Корреспондент.nettoday the district court of Amsterdam decided to return to Ukraine collection of Scythian gold, brought to the exhibition in the Netherlands before the annexation of Crimea by Russia.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko said that the decision of the court proves that the Crimea is Ukrainian.

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