The Times announced: Turkey, confiscated their ancestors in the British seed collection

In the news published in the British newspaper The Times TurkeyIt was written that the ancient and modern seeds in the British collection were seized. Thousands of historical examples kept at the British Archaeological Research Institute in Ankara are the legacy of archaeobotanist Gordan Hillman, who died two years ago, and the letter written by Stephen Mitchell, head of the British Archaeological Research Institute, was also included. In the report, it was stated that the authorities took 108 boxes of archaeobotanical specimens and 4 buffets of modern seed collections to be displayed in the state museums in Ankara, and the collection consists of seeds and botanical samples collected from thousands of years old archaeological sites and modern seeds.


According to information received from the Culture and Tourism Ministry officials, the seeds of which are subject to notice of removal in excavations in Turkey, the ‘Registration of the local type, Regulation on Production and Marketing of’ the need was confiscated. Authorities said, ‘Transactions regarding local varieties that have been registered in the 4th article of the regulation published in the Official Gazette on 3 September 2019 are carried out under the permission and supervision of the ministry. He pointed out that ‘local seeds are in the public domain’ provision.


‘TABLE stronger Turkey in field and the last sample’

In the news published in The Times, the officials pointed out that the lack of legal permits for these seeds collected from Anatolian lands for 73 years was not mentioned at all, under the auspices of President Erdoğan’s wife First Lady Emine Erdoğan and President’s Chief Advisor Prof. Dr. Recalling the ‘Ancestor Seed’ project carried out under the coordination of İbrahim Saraçoğlu, “The British, Americans and the Dutch have collected from Anatolia for many years. ancestor seeds again, it was taken back by the officials of our Ministry personally with the regulation issued under the leadership of İbrahim Saraçoğlu. 73 years of domination was restored to our country overnight. As mentioned in our President ‘it is larger than the world five’ in the field of diplomacy and bureaucracy of expression and the table is an example of Turkey’s most powerful executive last made. their own seeds they collect from any permission required from the survey that the state should be the Republic of Turkey for many years digging again we were under British protectorate “the assessment found.



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