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January 11, 2000
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Australia said it would not reopen an investigation of an alleged Nazi war criminal. The country needs strong new evidence against Konrad Kalejs to insure that he would be convicted if tried, Justice Minister Amanda Vanstone said Monday. Kalejs, accused of participating in the killings of thousands of Jews in Latvia during World War II, went into hiding after arriving in Australia last Friday from Britain.

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