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Jewish Agency Hears Report of Moroccan Emigration Talks

A report on the negotiations now being carried on between representatives of Jewish organizations and Moroccan authorities in an attempt to ease the ban on Jewish emigration from Morocco to Israel was presented today at a plenary session of the Jewish Agency executive by Yakov Tzur, Israel Ambassador to France.

The Ambassador expressed the hope that the negotiations will bring favorable results. He reviewed the general situation of the Jews in Morocco and the outlook as far as future developments are concerned. Ambassador Tzur will report on the same subject tomorrow at a special meeting of the presidium of the Zionist Actions Committee.

At today’s session of the Jewish Agency executive a decision was taken to convene the 33-member Small Actions Committee in Jerusalem for October 26th. Leading members of the Jewish Agency are watching with utmost interest the talks which are now being held in Morocco, and are under constant pressure from North African Jews here to do their best to obtain resumption of emigration of Jews from the North African countries to Israel.

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