Refugees Succeeded in Leaving Finland Prior to Break in U.s.-finnish Relations
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Refugees Succeeded in Leaving Finland Prior to Break in U.s.-finnish Relations

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A total of 106 Jewish refugees succeeded in reaching here from Finland prior to the rupture of diplomatic relations between the United States and Finland, the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter reported today. With American-Finnish relations severed, the few Jewish refugees remaining in Finland can no longer be aided by American diplomats, the paper points out.

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