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Actor-producer Peter Ustinov said in an interview with “Elseviers” magazine that he did not believe that the state of Israel must go on existing. In the Christmas issue, Ustinov, of Jewish origin, declared that the diaspora was not a tragedy and said he believed the greatest Jewish achievements were made before the establishment of the State of Israel. He criticized Zionism as “a sentimental matter and the source of unhappiness for everyone.”