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Preliminary Agreements

In addition to negotiating agreements between the Government of the United States and other governments for the protection and preservation of certain cultural properties, the Commission has negotiated preliminary agreements with some foreign governments or agencies of foreign governments. The preliminary agreements committed to negotiate full agreements. Preliminary agreements have been entered into with seven countries: Bulgaria, Moldova, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland. Agreements have been entered into with all of these other than Poland.


Country: Date of Signing: Signed by: Place:
Bulgaria Bulgaria
11/02/00 U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Stuart E. Eizenstat and Bulgaria Ambassador Philip Dimitrov Washington
Moldova Moldova
9/15/00 Commission Member Irving Stolberg and Moldova Minister of Culture Ghenadie Ciobanu Chisinau
Boznia & Herzegovina Boznia & Herzegovina
12/13/99 U.S. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Stuart E. Eizenstat and Bosnia & Herzegovina Ambassador Sven Alkalaj
Washington
Latvia Latvia
10/29/98 Commission Members Joseph Halfon and Gary Lavine and Latvia Minister of Culture Ramona Umblija Riga
Lithuania Lithuania 06/26/98 Commission Members Phyllis Kaminsky and Warren L. Miller and Lithuania Minister of Culture Saulius Saltenis Washington
Estonia Estonia 06/25/98 Commission Members Joseph Halfon and Gary Lavine and Estonia Minister of Culture Jaak Allik Washington
Poland Poland
03/12/96 Commission Chairman Michael Lewan and Poland Secretary General of the Council for the Protection of Memory of Combat and Martyrdom Andrzej Przewoznik Warsaw
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