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Title: DIP NOTE RECEIVED: U.S.-LITHUANIA CULTURAL

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07VILNIUS3622007-05-21 14:48:00 2011-08-30 01:44:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Vilnius
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SUBJECT: DIP NOTE RECEIVED: U.S.-LITHUANIA CULTURAL 
HERITAGE AGREEMENT 
 
¶1. The Embassy received a Diplomatic Note dated May 10, 2007 
with the following text: 
 
COMPLIMENTARY OPENING 
 
with reference to the Embassy's note No. 117/06 dated 23 
October 2006 and in accordance with the Agreement between the 
Government of the Republic of Lithuania and the Government of 
the United States of America on the Protection and 
Preservation of Certain Cultural Properties signed at Vilnius 
on 15 October 2002, has the honour to inform that the three 
members appointed to the Joint Cultural Heritage Commission 
for the Republic of Lithuania are Mr. Zigmantas Kiaupa, 
Member of the Lithuanian Commission for Heritage Protection; 
Mr. Paulius Koverovas, State Secretary of the Ministry of 
Justice of the Republic of Lithuania; and Ms. Irena 
Vaisvilaite, Head of the Culture, Science and Education Group 
of the Office of the President of the Republic of Lithuania. 
The Lithuanian delegation proposes to hold the first meeting 
of the Joint Commission at the earliest time in Vilnius, 
Lithuania. 
 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Lithuania 
kindly requests the assistance of the Embassy of the United 
States of America to convey to the competent authorities of 
the United States of America the attached inventory list of 
the significant to Lithuania cultural heritage items situated 
in the United States of America.  This list includes the 
cemeteries, parish buildings and places pertinent to the 
members of the Lithuanian community, which since the 18th 
century at one or another period of time were important to 
the Lithuanian State. 
 
COMPLIMENTARY CLOSING 
 
¶2. With the diplomatic note, we received a list of cultural 
heritage sites in the United States that the GOL wishes to 
protect and discuss within the framework of the agreement. 
We will forward copies of the note and the list to EUR/NB and 
the Commission for the Protection of America's Heritage 
Abroad. 
CLOUD