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Emmanuel Macron calls for UNESCO status for French baguette

Emmanuel Macron calls for UNESCO status for French baguette

The iconic French bread should be recognized by UNESCO as one of the world's cultural treasures and listed as "intangible heritage," France's President Emmanuel Macron said Friday.

Read more: Pizza makes UNESCO 'intangible heritage' list

"I know our bakers, they saw the Neapolitans succeed in getting their pizza classified under UNESCO world heritage, and they said why not the baguette — and they are right!"

Watch video 02:10 Share Naples pizza takes the prize Send Facebook Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine Permalink http://p.dw.com/p/2ozql UNESCO adds Naples-style pizza to World Heritage list

The twirling of pizza dough made the UNESCO list in December, after 2 million people around the world signed the petition for its inclusion.

Source: www.dw.com
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