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It’s a decision made “in order to protect a cultural and historical heritage which belongs not only to Italy, but to the whole world”, said the ministers of Culture, Tourism, Environment and Infrastructure, in a joint statement.
They stressed that the industrial port represented a solution “temporary” and “called for contributions” to find “a definitive solution to the problem of the circulation of large ships in Venice” by creating a new terminal outside the lagoon of the historic city.
Before the Covid-19 pandemic, the liners poured millions of visitors to Venice every year, still further weakening the historic city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Source site www.francetvinfo.fr