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"Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh El-Damati has denounced the sale of the statue and described the museum's actions as incompatible with the values and role of museums worldwide, which he said should "spread culture" and not try to simply earn money."
"He called on the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to stop the sale on the grounds that it goes against the council's ethics."
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