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December 11, 2002
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The United States and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia signed an agreement on preserving cultural properties. The agreement signed Tuesday, which deals with Jewish and other cultural properties, covers places of worship, historic sites, monuments, cemeteries and cultural archives.

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington plans to honor the wartime Polish underground on Tuesday night. The event commemorates the 60th anniversary of the founding of the underground council that aided up to 4,000 Jews, including 2,500 children, who escaped from ghettos and were hidden in Polish homes and orphanages.

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