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Allies Agree on Spending Bulk of $25,000,000 Reparations for Rehabilitation of Jews

The bulk of the $25,000,000 assigned by the Paris Conference on Reparations to the rehabilitation of Nazi victims who cannot be repatriated will be used for the rehabilitation of European Jews, including Jews of Germany and Austria who wish to emigrate from those countries.

An agreement providing for this was reached today by the representatives of the United States, Britain, France, Czechoslovakia and Yugoslavia. It specifies that only $2,500,000 of this sum be used for non-Jewish victims.

The agreement also stipulates that only in exceptional cases should the cost of resettlement exceed $2,000 for each adult and $2,500 for each child under the age of twelve. The rehabilitation fund, which the Reparations Conference decided is to be administered by the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, will be transferred to its successor when the Intergovernmental Committee is dissolved.