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Teheran Jews En Route to Israel Stranded Inside Persia

A motor convoy with 140 Iranian Jews en route to Israel, which left Teheran for the Turkish frontier a week ago, is stranded just inside Persia, the Jewish Agency was informed today by a cable from Iran.

The party was stranded because the Persian border was closed in the aftermath of the anti-Mossadegh coup. It is waiting for the border controls to be lifted. It appears here that the party will miss a ship which is now at the Turkish port of Alexandretta to take it to Israel.