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Minorities Congress Opens Today in Geneva

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(Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

The Fourth Congress of National Minorities will be opened here tomorrow.

The first day will be given up to discussion on the position of the minorities in the various countries and the work of the League of Nations for their protection.

The question was dealt with in detail recently at the annual Conference of the International League of Nations Societies at The Hague, by Sir Willoughby Dickinson, and a resolution was adopted by the Conference calling on the League of Nations to create a special permanent Minorities Commission of the League, similar to the League’s Permanent Mandates Commission.

The principal question which will engage the Congress of National Minorities this year will be the moral cooperation of the minorities with the peoples to whom they belong from the point of view of nationality and with the States with which they are identified politically.

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