Congressman Rooney Hits U.S. Policy of Arming Arab States

Rep. John T. Rooney of New York charged yesterday that the United States Government is upsetting the guarantees of the Tripartite Declaration of 1950. Addressing 200 delegates at the annual conference of the Greater New York Council of the Mizrachi Organization of America, the Congressman sharply criticized present American State Department policies in the Middle East, asserting that “the United States has a clear responsibility not to arm either Egypt or Iraq or any other Arab state until there is stable peace in the Middle East. “

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