In a historic gesture, King Philippe of Belgium handed over the first of more than 80,000 artefacts taken from the Democratic Republic of Congo during the colonial era. It was unveiled by the king and DR Congo’s President Félix Tshisekedi at The National Museum of the Democratic Republic of Congo. The BBC reports that at a ceremony in the Congolese capital, Kinshasa, the two countries also signed an agreement relating to the return of more artefacts.
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