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Cuban President Gives Jewish Group Assurance His Regime Befriends Race

President Grau San Martin yesterday received the Jewish delegation that visited him to protest against the anti-Jewish agitation current in Cuba. The president assured the delegation, which represented the Cuban Jews, that he and the regime which he headed was friendly to the Jews and acknowledged the usefulness of the Cuban Jewish population.

President Grau declared that his government was in no way responsible for the propaganda against the Jews and pointed out that Cuba was going through an abnormal period.

The Cuban chief executive asked the Jewish delegation to come directly to him in case of any danger to the Jews and declared that he would always be willing to help.

At the same time the adjutant to the President promised that he would see to it that the arrested Jews were freed quickly.