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Zionist Future Secure Despite Recent Events in Palestine, Says Godart

The recent events in Palestine have not harmed the Zionist future there, declared Justin Godart, President of the French Senate, who has just returned from a trip to Palestine.

In an interview with the representative of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. M. Godart described the Jewish people’s achievement in Palestine as brilliant.

A handful of chiefs, not the Arab masses, are responsible for the Arab outbreaks, he asserted. A Jewish-Arab reconciliation is possible and desirable despite the events.

The Palestine Administration, he stated, is guilty of shortsightedness in not maintaining adequate forces in the country at a time when it is passing through a transitory period, but it is not guilty of anti-Semitism. The British have failed to understand that Palestine is not an ordinary colony, but a country of antique traditions. The Arabs and the Jews are not savages, but nations needing careful handling, he pointed out.

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