Notre-Dame fire
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Chinese experts to help France rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral

Chinese experts will participate in the restoration of France’s Notre-Dame cathedral, state media reported on Wednesday, following a meeting between the two countries’ heads of state in Beijing.

“China has a great deal of experience in renovating ancient buildings affected by fire, especially ones made of wood,” said Chai Xiaoming, director of the Chinese Academy of Cultural Heritage, in an interview with state-run China Daily.

“This means we could offer suggestions on how to approach the renovation of the oak-framed roof on Notre Dame Cathedral,” he said.

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