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The picture of Jackson Pollock, which was discovered in our country by the State Police, was part of the personal collection of the Romanian communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu, BNT reported, citing sources familiar with the investigation.

This is evident from a stamp in Romanian on the back of the painting.

Earlier today, in the morning block of the national television, the Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Petar Todorov, stated that at the moment, the examinations of the discovered painting indicate that it is an original by Pollock.

The painting was handed over to specialists from the National Art Gallery. 

The Jackson Pollock painting discovered in our country is an original, according to initial examinations

Its discovery is the result of an international operation with the participation of the GDBOP, the Greek law enforcement agencies and Europol.

Three Greek citizens and one Bulgarian have been detained so far.