US, France Sign Accord for Holocaust Survivors

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The United States and France have signed an accord that will compensate thousands of Holocaust survivors and their families who were deported to concentration camps by France's state rail company during Nazi occupation.

At a State Department ceremony Monday, French human rights ambassador Patrizianna Sparacino-Thiellay said the agreement will cover thousands of survivors, their spouses or heirs in the U.S. who have not been covered by earlier compensation funds.

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