“no nudity please: anger in Italy for covering up nude statues for Iranian President’s visit”

From The News Minute

As the Iranian president Hassan Rouhani met Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi in Rome’s Capitoline Museums on Tuesday, some of Italy’s famous nude statues were hidden under large white boxes.

https://ssl.gstatic.com/ui/v1/icons/mail/images/cleardot.gifThe Iranian head of state is in Italy as part of a European tour aimed at seeking investment for his country.

According to local media reports, the decision was taken considering Iran’s socially conservative culture as alcohol was also not served at the events the foreign president attended.

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