Greece decries UK 'lack of respect' in sculptures row

Updated November 29 2023 - 12:25am, first published 12:19am
Greek officials have repeatedly asked the British Museum to return the Parthenon marbles. (AP PHOTO)
Greek officials have repeatedly asked the British Museum to return the Parthenon marbles. (AP PHOTO)

Greece's government has accused the United Kingdom of showing "a lack of respect" by abruptly cancelling a meeting between their leaders at short notice in a dispute over ancient Greek sculptures brought to the UK in the early 19th century.