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Egyptian Envoy Attacks Jewish Philanthropic Efforts in U.S.

A demand that the United States refrain from selling arms to Israel was made by Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Hussein who attacked Jewish philanthropic endeavors in the United States today in a lengthy meeting with George V. Allen, Assistant Secretary of State.

M. Hussein drew Mr. Allen’s attention to the “huge sums of so-called charity that amount to more than $100,000,000 a year” for Israel. He said Egypt considered these funds as an “indirect contribution to finance arms and large-scale immigration leading to aggression and expansion” by Israel.