The district court of Amsterdam has recognized Ukraine as a party to the proceedings in the case of return a collection of Scythian gold from the Netherlands, while a similar application of the Dutch participation in the process was rejected, according to the report of the court of Amsterdam.
"The petition of Ukraine to participate in the process - ed.) was granted, because Ukraine considers itself the owner of these items, and therefore has a desire in the circumstances ", - is informed in the report of the court. Such a Motion of the Netherlands was rejected.
the court stated that instead of the " Dutch government can use the findings of the Prosecutor's office in the manner prescribed by article 44 of the RV to have the opportunity to state its position ".
at the end of November, it was announced that four of the Crimean Museum filed in the court of Amsterdam collective action against the Allard Pierson Museum, which demanded to fulfill contractual obligations and to return a collection of Scythian gold from the Netherlands to Crimea. The exhibits also claims the Ukrainian side.