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Art theft suspects to hand over masterpieces if trial is held in the Netherlands

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Art theft suspects to hand over masterpieces if trial is held in the Netherlands

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Suspects in the theft of seven artworks have said they will hand over paintings if their trial is moved from Romania to the Netherlands, according to their lawyer.

The mother of one of the suspects claimed to have burnt the masterpieces by Picasso, Monet and Gaugin valued at 18 million euros, though forensics experts have yet to verify the ashes.