Will Abolish Racial, Faith Distinctions, Greek Premier States
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Will Abolish Racial, Faith Distinctions, Greek Premier States

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Premier John Metaxas declared at a banquet today that his government intended to abolish all distinctions between citizens “which might exist on account of race or religion.”

Addressing himself specifically to Jews, he said:

“The Jews of Greece can count on me to defend their interests.”

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