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February 10, 2000
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U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary Stuart Eizenstat said his recent discussions with Austria’s new government about compensation for Holocaust victims were “very positive” and that Austrian officials presented a “road map” to address the issues, including providing for open access to the nation’s wartime archives. Speaking at the beginning of two days of hearings by the House Banking Committee on Holocaust-era restitution efforts, Eizenstat also said Austria’s new government is committed to exploring its Nazi past.

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