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Bonn to Pay Partial Compensation for Nazi-looted Jewelry in Poland

The Federal Republic of Germany has agreed to pay partial compensation to victims of Nazism in parts of Poland, it was revealed here today by the Ministry of Finance.

West Germany, which until new has not recognized compensation claims arising from the Hitler occupation of Poland, has now agreed, according to the Finance Ministry, to pay 80 percent of losses incurred in Poland from Nazi confiscations of Jewelry and rare metals. The Ministry made it clear that the ruling applies only to those parts of Poland not under Soviet domination, It also does not apply to the part of Poland now included in Baltic areas.