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Hitler Elated at London Conference Reports on the Refugee Situation

A direct reference to the London conference for the relief of German Jews, which closed yesterday, was made by Adolf Hitler in addressing a mass meeting in Weimar last night. Hitler expressed joy over the report made by Neville Laski, president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, that there are over 60,000 German refugees in exile in various countries.

“It was a great relief for us to learn about the large number of refugees,” said Hitler, declaring that he hoped that the number would soon be increased considerably.

The German Chancellor repeated his oft-expressed condemnation of the refugees, who, he said, were criminals. He pointed out that the Nazi party was not persecuting political opponents of Nazism, but on the contrary, was endeavoring to gain them, and political opponents, therefore, had no reasons for leaving Germany.

Hitler, however, in lumping together opponents of the Nazis and the Jews, ignored the fact that no possibility had ever been offered the Jews to live peacefully under the present regime.

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