France to Fund Auschwitz Preservation
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France to Fund Auschwitz Preservation

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Saying that the dark history of the Holocaust “must be remembered,” French Prime Minister Edouard Balladur announced this week that France will contribute about $2 million to the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation to help with preservation efforts at the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camps.

Balladur also said he will ask the French Parliament to strengthen legislation against racist and anti-Semitic acts, and added that France and Israel will expand economic and cultural ties.

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