for Safeguarding of Jewish Minority in Libya is Stressed in Report to U.N.

The significant part played in the economy of Libya of Jewish and other minority groups and the necessity for providing these groups ##th adequate constitutional safeguards before the United Nations turns the country ##r to the Libyan population for self-government 16 months hence are stressed in a report by U.N. High Commissioner for Libya Adrian Pelt to the United Nations General Assembly.

The report, made public today by the United Nations Information Center here, ##commends direct negotiations between repressentatives of the Jewish, Italian, Malt##e and Greek minorities and representatives of the future Libyan National Assembly ## order to discuss specific clauses to protect the rights of these minorities in the future Libyan constitution.Elsewhere in the report, which deals with the historical development of the ##rmer Italian colony, Commissioner Pelt says that the settlement of the future status ## the minorities is “a particularly delicate matter in view of their economic and financial interests and the important place they accordingly occupy in the general economy of the country.”

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