Reich Views on Refugee Question to Be Aired at London Parley Today
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Reich Views on Refugee Question to Be Aired at London Parley Today

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Twelve leading members of the Intergovernmental Refugee Committee will meet in London tomorrow as dinner guests of American vice-chairman Myron C. Taylor, it was disclosed here today, to hear an outline of Germany’s sentiments on the question of permitting emigres to take with them some of their capital.

The dinner meeting will hear principally a report on United States Ambassador Hugh R. Wilson’s views in that regard, as outlined by him at a conference here attended by George Rublee, director of the refugee bureau; Robert Pell, assistant director; Ambassador Joseph P. Kennedy; Ambassador William C. Bullitt and Mr. Taylor.

In an interview today with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Mr. Pell voiced the conviction that Germany would be ready to open negotiations with Mr. Rublee after the current military maneuvers and the Nuremberg party congress early next month. Ambassador Wilson’s visit to Paris, he declared, had been for the sole purpose of throwing light on “the possibilities of such negotiations.”

Commenting on the report that Germany had refused to negotiate with Mr. Rublee because of a recent speech by President Roosevelt interpreted as an attack on the Reich, Mr. Pell said:

“Coming simultaneously from Berlin, Paris and London, the report represents perhaps the view of certain elements in Germany who wish to obstruct negotiations. However, so far all efforts made quietly on instituting of negotiations have not met with discouragement from the German Government.”

It was learned, meanwhile, that while Mr. Rublee finds it impractical to go to Berlin within the next few weeks, intensive preparation work is now being conducted in London and Berlin to arrange a meeting between him and Economics Dictator Hermann Goering and perhaps also with Chancellor Adolf Hitler. Such meetings, however, are considered impossible for the near future, since the international tension, the German maneuvers and the forthcoming party congress are serving to keep the Nazi leaders extremely busy.

Among those scheduled to attend the London dinner meeting tomorrow are Lord Winterton, committee chairman, and Senator Henri Berenger, French vice-chairman.

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