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US returns 38 pieces of cultural relics to China, signaling enhanced cultural exchanges

New York, Apr 18 (UNI) Chinese officials received 38 pieces of cultural relics returned by the Manhattan District Attorney's Office on Wednesday.
The handover ceremony, held at the Chinese Consulate General in New York, was attended by Li Qun, deputy minister of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, along with Chinese Consul General in New York Huang Ping, and Matthew Bogdanos, chief of the Antiquities Trafficking Unit at the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.
In his remarks at the ceremony, Li, who is also director of the National Cultural Heritage Administration, said that the renewed cooperation between China and the United States in cultural relic returns signifies mutual trust and progress in artifact repatriation efforts.
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