The EU will tell Britain to give back the ancient Parthenon Marbles, ‘brutally removed’ from Greece over 200 years ago, if it wants a post-Brexit trade deal

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  • The European Union and Britain began trade negotiations on Monday.
  • The EU is set to ask Britain to give back ancient marble sculptures back to Greece as part of the deal.
  • Greece argues that the Parthenon Marbles, shipped from Athens by the British diplomat Lord Elgin more than 200 years ago, were taken unlawfully and should be returned.
  • The sculptures, considered one of the great works of ancient civilization, are displayed in a custom-built wing of the British Museum in London.
  • The Greek government told Business Insider that the marbles had been “brutally removed” by Britain.
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