Macedonia will return communal Jewish property and return or provide compensation for heirless private property that belonged to Macedonian Jews killed in the Shoah.As many as 1,000 heirless properties are involved. Jewish sources said such compensation was unprecedented. Finance Minister Nikola Gruevski made the announcement Thursday at a ceremony in the Macedonian capital of Skopje attended by local Jewish leaders and Jewish representatives from other Balkan countries.
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