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Beck Says Poland Will Follow Other Nations in Protecting Jews in Reich

Foreign Minister Joseph Beck indicated today that Poland would follow the lead of other nations in according protection to its Jewish citizens living in Germany.

Replying to Deputy L. Minzberg during a debate in the Sejm budget committee, Mr. Beck stated that the protection of Polish citizens in Germany must depend on the action that other governments take in respect to their Jewish nationals. Poland did no less than other governments in this regard, he declared.

“I state emphatically,” Mr. Beck asserted, “that I myself as well as the officials of the Foreign Office regard the protection of Polish citizens in Germany as our highest duty, treating all Polish citizens with the same care, irrespective of nationality or creed.”