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Moroccan Leader Claims Arabs in Morocco Are Not Anti-semitic

No Jews or Jewish property are being attacked or harmed because of anti-semitism in Morocco, Abdurrahman Anegay, head of the Moroccan Office of Information and Documentation, said here today.

Not only the Istqlal, Moroccan Independence Party, but the Moroccan people themselves have the friendliest feelings toward Jews, Mr. Anegay claimed. He declared that he had no details about reports that, in the current riots in Morocco, Jewish homes had been wrecked, shops looted, and some Jews injured.

“However, we can assure the world that any unfortunate suffering by any people in Morocco has nothing remotely to do with anti-Semitism, but is only the result of the general situation that has been provoked by the French colonial regime,” Mr.Anegay said. “We can say absolutely that almost never have Moroccans attacked Jews as such.”