ROME (Jan. 16)
Defiance of the League of Nations and a warning to Jewish “vagabonds” fleeing to Rumania from neighboring states was voiced by Premier Octavian Goga in an interview published today in the authoritative Fascist newspaper Giornale D’Italia.
In another interview, Prof. Alexander Cuza, Minister Without Portfolio denounced the League of Nations as “a league of Jews constituted to dominate the nations of the world.”
The Rumanian leaders were interviewed by Virginio Gayda, editor of Giornale D’Italia, who arrived in Bucharest on Saturday and was granted an immediate audience by Goga. Some Bucharest newspapers said Gayda had been entrusted with a special mission to the Rumanian Government by Premier Mussolini.
Discussing the anti-Semitic views of the new Bucharest government, Goga declared that “it is apparent that this anti-Semitism is not motivated by a xenophobia doctrine.” He asserted:
“I do not fear the threats of the League of Nations and I, myself, will present this problem to Geneva. The League of Nations should act to repatriate all persons in flight from their countries who invade Rumania.”