Cojo Calls on Nations to Demand Arab Countries End Complicity in Murder of Children

The World Conference of Jewish Organizations (COJO) opened its annual meeting here today with an expression of “shock and outrage” over Arab terrorist attacks against children in Israel and a demand that Arab countries which offer haven to terrorists halt their “complicity in murder.” In a resolution adopted at the first session of the three day meeting, COJO declared that it voiced “its shock and outrage at the mounting wave of Arab terrorism directed at innocent children in Israel. The cold-blooded murder of Israeli children on their way to school near Lebanon and the deliberate shelling of school buildings across the border from Jordan mark a new low in Arab cowardice.” The resolution continued: “Having failed in their challenge to the defense forces of Israel, the terrorists have now chosen to make targets of Israeli boys and girls.” The ultimate responsibility for these attacks lies with the Arab governments that give shelter and support to the terrorist bands within their borders. Lebanon and Jordan, by “permitting these murderers to operate freely and, indeed, by aiding and abetting them, share their guilt,” COJO said, and added, “We call on the civilized nations of the world to demand that the Arab countries end their complicity in murder and take effective steps at once to prevent any further use of their territories as bases for Arab terrorism.”

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