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Benes Reaffirms Support of Jewish State, Denies Change in Attitude Towards Zionism

President Eduard Benes today denied reports that he has changed his attitude towards Zionism and said that he still believes that the establishment of a Jewish state is the only possible just solution of the world Jewish problem.

His statement was made to Dr. Angelo Goldstein, of Tel Aviv, who was a deputy in the pre-war Czech Parliament. Benes said that he would take every opportunity to further the cause of a Jewish state and endorsed the policy being followed by Dr. Chaim Weizmann.