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The fire which has destroyed the National museum of Brazil has happened because of negligence - RIA Novosti, 9/3/2018


MOSCOW, 3 Sep — RIA Novosti. The fire which has destroyed the National museum in the Brazilian Rio de Janeiro has happened because of "negligence for many years", the Minister of Culture of Brazil of Serzhiu Sa Leytan (Sérgio Sá Leitão) of.© AFP 2018/O Tempo/Lincon Zarbietti In Rio de Janeiro has said the National museum of Brazil" Let has burned down it will serve as a disturbing signal that similar tragedies didn't repeat in other museums and other institutions" — the Telesur TV channel cites the minister's words. According to him, on bringing necessary improvements and "to avoid the tragedy", "there was no time". Earlier it was reported that fire has flashed in the museum building on Sunday evening and I proceeded more than three hours. As a result of an incident nobody has suffered. The cause of the fire isn't established yet. The president of Brazil Michel Temer has said that as a result of the fire "200 years of work, researches and knowledge have been lost". As reports TV channel, with 2016 when Temer has held presidential post, the budget selected for needs of the museum has been sharply reduced. More than 20 million exhibits were stored in the museum. It has been founded in 1818 by the king of Portugal Zhuany VI. In the museum one of the collections of animals, minerals, fossils, mummies, Indian ware, largest in Northern and Southern America, have been presented.

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