Turkey Willing to Admit 30,000 Refugees from Rumania and Bulgaria, Washington Hears

Giving the State Department as his source of information, Representative Will Rogers, Jr. of California, today declared here that the Turkish Government has agreed to give temporary haven to 30,000 refugees from Rumania and Bulgaria who would later be sent to Palestine and other countries.

State Department officials said that they could give no information on the matter “at the moment.” It was learned, however, that a tentative proposal has been made, and that it is receiving attention from Under-Secretary Sumner Welles.

Representative Rogers stated that agreements have already been reached between Turkey on the one hand, and Bulgaria and Rumania on the other, after negotiations in which the United States took an important part. The Turkish embassy here said it had no work of the agreements.

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