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E. GERMAN LEADER PLANS TRIP TO U.S. JUNE 10-11

East German Prime Minister Lothar de Maiziere will visit New York and Washington June 10-11 at the invitation of the World Jewish Congress.

It will be the first visit to the United States by an East German leader and possibly the last as the country is negotating with West Germany on unification.While in the United States, de Maiziere will see President Bush and U.N. Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar.

The Jewish congress has invited de Maiziere to continue talks started in Berlin last month on German-Jewish reconciliation.