Britain Seeks Return to Embarkation Ports of Refugees Barred from Palestine

British Legations in Athens and Bucharest are trying to secure the return to the Rumanian port of embarkation of refugees aboard the Greek steamship Astir and three other Greek vessels who were prevented from landing in Palestine and are now barred from landing in Greece, Foreign Undersecretary Butler disclosed today. Asked in Commons by Col. Josiah Wedgwood whether the British Government was taking any action to see that these people were retained alive aboard the ships, Mr. Butler declared the ministers were doing what they could but had no direct responsibility.

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