CAC Approves Temporary Removal of Antiquities to Build Thessaloniki Metro


(Photo by Eurokinissi/ Yiannis Panagopoulos)

ATHENS -- The Central Archaeological Council has unanimously approved a request by "Attiko Metro SA" to temporarily remove and reposition antiquities in the 'Venizelos' station as part of the construction of the Thessaloniki metro.

The decision was taken early on Thursday, September 23, after a marathon meeting that had started on Wednesday afternoon.