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The New sites on UNESCO World Heritage List.

The Mountains of the Pamirs in Tajikistan and 16 wooden tserkvas, or churches, in Poland and Ukraine, as well as the Golestan Palace in Tehran, have been granted World Heritage status by the UN cultural agency UNESCO. UNESCO made the announcement Sunday at its annual meeting in the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh. UNESCO also bestowed World Heritage status on the city of Kaesong in North Korea, and the Bergpark Wilhelmshoehe in the German city of Kassel.

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