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>> Greece's most popular tourist attraction went without any visitors at all on Thursday. Thanks to a worker's strike at the country's Ministry of Culture. They called the 24 hour strike over fears that some of the country's landmarks will be privatized. Disappointed tourists were left outside the gates of the Acropolis.
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Instead of tickets, they received this flyers from the striking workers explaining what was going on.>> Disappointing we can't see it, it's beautiful. Looks beautiful from the outside, so it's very disappointing.>> This banners say, sorry, not for sale. Employees are demanding to know which historical sites will be privatized, and how it will affect them.
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>> We want institutional regulation, we don't want words. We don't want them to tell us the monuments are excluded, a promise. We want a regulation, we want a law, the exemption.>> The latest message from the Finance Ministry was one of reassurance. They said historical sites, monuments, and museums will be exempt from the list of government assets they are looking to privatize.