LONDON (Jul. 14)
German radio reports of conclusion of “a new Anglo-Jewish secret pact” for establishment of a Jewish State in Palestine and evacuation of the Arabs to neighboring countries were officially denied today.
The reports are “completely false,” it was stated. There have been no negotiations before or since the Franco-German armistice regarding a Jewish State in Palestine, evacuation of Arabs or any such scheme. Palestine Jews, like a great many Arabs, are working and fighting on the side of Britain, but “any story of a secret pact with the Jewish Agency is sheer invention,” it was stated.
The German reports, broadcast in Arabic as well as other languages, said the British Government and the executive committee of the Jewish Agency had signed a five-point agreement by which the Agency was recognized as the Government of a future free Jewish state, which would be a British dominion.