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Nixon Says Effective Way Must Be Found to Solve Suez Canal Issue

Vice President Richard M. Nixon, in a statement made at a press conference here, answering a question addressed to him by a representative of The Detroit Jewish News, said that the problem of freedom of the seas and the issues created in the Suez must be solved on a non-political basis. The Republican Presidential candidate said he does not have “a panacea” for solving the problem, but that he will discuss the issue during the campaign.

“The Suez problem is one that is high on the priority list of unsolved problems,” Mr. Nixon said. “We recognize its existence and we must find an effective way to solve it. It is not a political problem. The question is how to bring it to a solution. We don’t want to engage in acts that might have an opposite effect. We are working through the State Department, the United Nations and other vital agencies in seeking a solution.”