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President-elect of Uruguay Says His Government Will Defend Jewish Rights Everywhere

The Uruguayan Government will continue to maintain its friendly attitude toward the Jewish people and do everything for the defense of Jewish rights everywhere, Tomas Berreta, president-elect of Uruguay, today told Moises Toff, director of the Latin-American department of the Jewish Agency office.

Here on a visit at the invitation of the U.S. Government, Berreta expressed great interest in the present situation in Palestine and regret over the fact that a final solution of the Palestine problem has not yet been reached. He said that he believes that Jews and Arabs in Palestine can live together in peace.