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Jew Named Minister of Foreign Affairs in New Austrian Cabinet

Dr. Bruno Kreisky, a Jewish veteran of Austrian political life, was named Minister of Foreign Affairs yesterday in the new coalition Cabinet of Chancellor Julius Raab.

Dr. Kreisky, who is 48, was a State Secretary under Dr. Leopold Figl, the previous Foreign Minister. He served a 16-month prison sentence in a pre-war Austria for socialist activities. The Germans also arrested him when the Hitler regime annexed Austria.