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France's Macron, Arab leaders to inaugurate Louvre Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – French President Emmanuel Macron will be joining Arab leaders to inaugurate the new Louvre Abu Dhabi Wednesday evening.

 

The museum marks a major cultural achievement for the UAE after a decade-long wait and questions about the condition laborers on the project faced.

 

Artwork at the new Louvre offers a brief history of the world and its major religions, not shying away from Judaism in a country that officially doesn't recognize Israel.

 

The museum opens to the public on Saturday.