French, Moroccan Leaders to Protect Jews, Wjc Aide Reports
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French, Moroccan Leaders to Protect Jews, Wjc Aide Reports

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Dr. Maurice L. Perlzweig, director of the International Affairs Department of the World Jewish Congress, who has just returned from a tour of 12 countries on behalf of the WJC, today expressed gratification over the assurances given him by French authorities of North Africa, the Bey of Tunis, and El Glaoui, the Pashah of Marakeesh in Morocco, that the rights and security of Jews will be protected under all conditions.

Reporting at a press conference on his extended tour, Dr. Perlzweig declared that the Arab League has suffered a loss of prestige in North Africa among moderate nationalist leaders. He added that the revelation that the League is being supported and encouraged by Communist elements has widened this estrangement.

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