$75 Million Pledged ISIS Targeted UNESCO Sites

Wochit Headline News - March 20, 2017

On Monday world donors pledged more than $75 million to an historic UNESCO-backed alliance to protect cultural heritage sites threatened by war.

The wave of ideological-driven destruction carried out by Islamic State group militants also prompted the pledge.

Speaking at a donors' conference in Paris' Louvre Museum, French President Francois Hollande passionately called on more countries to contribute to the newly-created heritage alliance.

He called for help push it past its "ambitious" $100 million goal..


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