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Finland Permits Sale of Israel Bonds; Campaign to Be Launched

Through an agreement with the Bank of Finland, the government of that Scandinavian country has authorized the sale of Israel bonds in its territory, it was announced today by Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, vice president of the Israel Bond Organization.

The decision of the Finnish Government to permit the launching of a campaign for Israel bonds brings to 29 the number of countries in North and South America and Western Europe in which the sale of Israel bonds is carried on for the purpose of promoting the economic development of the State of Israel, Dr. Schwartz said.