Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias highlighted on Friday the importance of cultures working together at the Ancient Civilisations Forum being held in Bolivia.

By focusing on cultural interaction that exists today, the minister highlighted the need for a greater understanding of cultures to resolve modern threats of humanity. Along with Greece and Bolivia, China, Egypt, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Peru and Mexico are also taking part in the meeting.

Among the issues being discussed at the forum is the protection of cultural and historical heritage and the return of stolen cultural goods to the country of origin.