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Holland New Transit Center?

Dutch Foreign Minister Max Van Der Stoel said that Holland would contact the Austrian government today regarding the possibility of its taking over Austria’s role as transit center for Soviet Jews emigrating to Israel. The Minister said Holland would also consult neighboring countries, particularly on the security aspects of the problem. Van Der Stoel called it “very unpleasant that a couple of terrorists could bring about this decision.” Dutch Labor Party chairman Eduard Ban Thijn appealed to the Dutch government to “help find a solution as soon as possible.”