BUENOS AIRES (Aug. 5)
Documented proof of anti-Semitic materials spread in this country by Hussein Triki, the Arab League representative in Argentina, was submitted today to Foreign Minister Miguel Angel Zavala Ortiz by DAIA, central body of organized Argentine Jewry.
The material was sent to the Foreign Minister by Dr. Isaac Goldenberg, president of DAIA, and Herzl Gesang, the organization’s secretary, who told Zavala Ortiz that “the Arab League is a foreign organism whose anti-Judaism campaign in this country is not racial, but political, promoted with anti-democratic, totalitarian objectives.”
Declaring that “there never existed an Arab-Jewish question in Argentina,” the DAIA leaders stated “we distinguish between the foreign Nazi movements in this country and the Arab sector of the Argentine people.” The DAIA leaders asserted further: “We regret that there should exist the mistaken impression that the Jewish community or its leaders, or its main institutions, provoke the Arab community, as has been suggested.”
The material sent to Zavala Ortiz included photostatic copies of propaganda issued by Triki alleging that “Zionists” were responsible for an explosion in a building in this city recently, causing at least 11 deaths. The building, which happened to be owned by a Jew, is believed to have been used as an arsenal by pro-Castro leftists.