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Russia Will Permit 10,000 Jewish Children from Poland to Leave for Palestine

A report that 10,000 Jewish refugee children from Poland now stranded in Russia will be brought to Palestine in the course of the next twelve months is published today in the Haaretz, one of Palestine’s leading daily newspapers.

The Jewish Agency here is still awaiting a possible change of heart by the Iraquian Government which has so far refused to issue transit visas to 800 Jewish children from Poland who are now stranded in Iran en route from Russia to Palestine. Though this group of refugee children has been granted permission to enter Palestine, the action of the Baghali government is forcing them to remain in Iran. Intervention on the part of British authorities in Iraq has brought no results.