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Peru Raps UN Anti-zionism Decree

The Peruvian Chamber of Deputies has repudiated the 1975 United Nations General Assembly resolution equating Zionism with racism. Its action is considered significant by observers here in view of the government’s left-leaning position which has been marked by pronouncements favoring the Palestine Liberation Organization, the World Jewish Congress reported.

The legislature has formally advised UN Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar of its action. The WJC cabled the Peruvian Ambassador in Washington hailing “this most principled stand adopted by the Peruvian legislature.”