On June 13, 2018, the Department of State (State) published in the Federal Register a notice [Public Notice: 10444] indicating that the Government of Algeria has made a request to the Government of the United States under Article 9 of the 1970 UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting and Preventing the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Ownership of Cultural Property. State received this request on February 27, 2018. Algeria’s request seeks US import restrictions on archaeological and ethnological material representing Algeria’s cultural patrimony. A public summary of Algeria’s request and information about U.S. implementation of the 1970 UNESCO Convention will be available at State’s Cultural Heritage Center web site.