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Moscow Hears Italy in Pact with Reich for Anti-semitic Drive

The Paris correspondent of Izvestia, official Soviet organ, reported today that Count Galeazzo Ciano, Italian Foreign Minister, has reached an agreement with Germany for adoption of an anti-Semitic program in Italy along Nazi lines.

The anti-Semitic campaign is to be entrusted to the care of Roberto Farinacci, editor of Regime Fascista, and M. Giunta, a Fascist leader, the daily stated.

The correspondent declared that Italy had decided to eliminate the Jewish influence from industry and commerce and to confiscate the Jewish-owned Camiera Novallo Shipping Line of Trieste.