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105 STAT. 2666 PROCLAMATION 6321—AUG. 12, 1991 I have the further honor to propose that, if the foregoing is acceptable, this letter and your affirmative letter in reply shall constitute an agreement between the United States of America and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics to dmend the Agreement which shall enter into force upon the entry into force of the Agreement. Sincerely, JUUUS L. KATZ, Head of U.S. Delegation. [INFORMAL TRANSLATION] October 31, 1990. Dear Mr. Katz: I have the honor to confirm receipt of your letter of September 26, 1990 which reads as follows: [See text of Ambassador Katz's letter.] I have the further honor to confirm that your proposal is acceptable, and that your letter and this letter in reply constitute an agreement between the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics and the United States of America to amend the Agreement which shall enter into force upon the entry into force of the Agreement. Sincerely, N YURI N. CHUMAKOV, Head of Soviet Delegation. Proclamation 6321 of August 12, 1991 National Senior Citizens Day, 1991 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Many a poet and philosopher has reverently described it as "the autumn of life," or the rich twilight that eventually follows the glorious day of youth. Today, however, millions of American seniors are changing the way we view old age. Far from fading into the sunset, these men and women are serving as brilliant points of light in their communities. They are serving others through a host of volimteer programs and personal acts of kindness; they are sharing their ample knowledge and experience in the workplace; and they are quietly enriching their families with a wealth of love and wisdom. Across the United States, older Americans are proving that the senior years—^like any other season in life—^hold great opportunities and rewards of their own. Today an estimated 42 million Americans are aged 60 and older, and their numbers are grov\dng steadily. The United States Department of Health and Human Services reports that America now has the second largest population of older people in the world. On this occasion, as we