Bonn Government Determined to Carry out German-israeli Pact

West German Chancellor Konrad ### last night told a radio audience that his government would stand by its ### agreement with Israel despite Arab threats of an economic boycott of Germany the treaty is ratified. “I have signed the German Israel agreement,” the Chancellor declared, “I stick to my word.”

Dr. Adenauer reiterated that the Bonn Government was ready to negotiate with the Arab states on the Israel treaty, but refused to make ratification of the pact ### on the ### of the talks with the Arabs. He described the German-Israel agreement as a “moral obligation.”

The Parliamentary faction of the German Social Democratic Party decide to call for early ratification of the German-Israel reparations agreement by the German Parliament.

It was indicated here, meanwhile, that the reparations pact will not be presented to Parliament until after it deals with the ### agreements with the Western Powers and European defense commitments. It was pointed out that these agreements cannot be handled before the end of November, at the earliest, and that debate on the Israel pact would probably open in December and hand to ratification in January.

This schedule, it is feared, will give the Arab delegation in Germany plenty time to press it protests against the Israel treaty in many Germany quarters. It also gives German circles fearful of losing Arab trade an opportunity to ### their propaganda against ratification of the German-Israel pact.

A spokesman for the German Industrial Associations told the press here today that the Arab states have ### an unofficial “creeping boycott” of ### German firms and cancelled millions of dollars worth of contracts in an effort to force the Bonn Government to ### its agreement with Israel. Although the Arab League is still withholding formal announcement of measures it intends to take against Germany, contracts are already being cancelled at the rate of at least six a day, the spokesman said.

A ### report said today that a terrorist group has been formed in Lower ### to conduct an all-out campaign against West Germany’s reparations agreement with Israel. The new group is said to have three almost 1. To ### those “responsible for selling Germany to would ### 2. To perform acts of ### for which “Jewish terrorist groups” will be blamed; 3. To conduct a pro### campaign among Germans to persuade them to oppose the ### pact.

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