Draft Agreement on Independent Algeria Stipulates Rights for Jews

Current provisions for the forthcoming agreement between France and the FLN, the Moslem Front for National Liberation which seeks independence for Algeria, stipulate that the Jewish community in Algeria be considered part of the European minority when the country is granted independence, it was revealed here today.

The revelation was made by Louis Joxe, French Minister for Algerian Affairs, during a meeting with Dr. Nahum Goldmann. He reassured Dr. Goldmann that under the provisions in the draft of the agreement Jews in Algeria are to enjoy equal guarantees of their rights as will the French minority and other European minorities there. Similar assurances were given to Dr. Goldmann yesterday by French Foreign Minister Maurice Couve de Murville.

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