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Lithuania Denounces Memel Pact on Citizenship; Many Jews Favorably Affected

The recently concluded German-Lithuanian agreement over the status of former residents of Memelland, territory taken by Germany last spring, has been denounced by this Government, it was revealed here today.

Under the agreement, which was initialed last month, all persons who were residents of Memel before 1923 were to be regarded as German citizens. Denunciation of the past has saved thousands of Jews from the danger of losing their Lithuanian citizenship.