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  • Poland, Yugoslavia Sign UN Convention to Bar Statute of Limitations on War Crimes

    Poland and Yugoslavia signed the United Nations convention barring application of the statute of limitations to war crimes and crimes against humanity when the convention was opened for signature Monday. The convention, adopted by the General Assembly on Nov. 26, defines war crimes and crimes against humanity and requires its signatories to take whatever steps… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia Apologizes to Dutch for Failure to Arrest Visiting War Criminal

    The Yugoslav Government has apologized to the Dutch Ambassador in Belgrade for the failure to apprehend the Nazi war criminal, Erich Rajakovic, who fled to his native Austria from Yugoslavia last month to avoid extradition to Holland. Rajakovic is wanted in the Netherlands for his role in the deportation of 100,000 Dutch Jews to Nazi… More ▸

  • Secret Agreement on Middle East Between Johnson and Kosygin Reported by Yugoslavia

    Official circles in Belgrade, capital of Yugoslavia, believe that the Middle East crisis has been “effectively sealed off” through a secret understanding reached by President Johnson and Soviet Premier Aleksei N. Kosygin during their recent conferences at Glassboro. N.J., The Sunday Observer here, as well as newspapers in India, reported today from Belgrade. Details of… More ▸

  • Belgium to Handle Israel’s Interests in Yugoslavia

    The Belgian Government has agreed to look after Israel’s interests in Yugoslavia during the suspension of diplomatic relations between the two countries, it was announced today. Yugoslavia, in company with all other members of the Soviet bloc except Rumania, broke off diplomatic relations with Israel after the outbreak of hostilities last month. More ▸

  • Yugoslavia Breaks Diplomatic Relations with Israel; Follows Moscow Line

    Joining the Soviet Union and some of the other members of the Eastern European block, Yugoslavia has broken off its relations with Israel. The decision, following several days of discussion with the Government and the Communist Party, was conveyed to Israeli Minister, Avigdor Dagan by Deputy Foreign Minister Milo Pavicevic. Rumania is the only Communist… More ▸

  • Dr. Goldmann Leaves Yugoslavia; Visited Major Jewish Institutions

    A World Jewish Congress delegation headed by Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president, left here today after a three-day visit to Yugoslav Jewish communities as part of their tour of Jewish communities in Eastern Europe. Dr. Goldmann, accompanied by Dr. Ladislaw Kadelburg, president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Yugoslavia, was received by Geza Tikwicki, a… More ▸

  • Jewish Center in Yugoslavia Renovated; Was Damaged During Earthquake

    The renovated Jewish Community Center at Skopje, which was badly damaged during the 1963 earthquake there, will be inaugurated October 11 and renamed in memory of Dr. Albert Vajs, late president of the Federation of Jewish Communities in Yugoslavia, it was announced here today. The Center is located on Eleventh of March Street, a thoroughfare… More ▸

  • Official Israeli Trade Delegation Goes to Poland and Yugoslavia

    An official delegation today left for Poland and Yugoslavia to renew Israeli trade agreement with the two countries and to seek further expansion of trade. Israeli exports to Yugoslavia in 1964 totaled $8,700,000 compared with $6,300,000 in the previous year. Israeli imports from Yugoslavia in the same years were $7,700,000 and $8,600,000. The delegation is… More ▸

  • Jewish Communities in Yugoslavia Hail Cooperation with Jews Abroad

    The “cordial cooperation” between the Federation of Yugoslav Jewish Communities and Yugoslav Government authorities, and that between the Federation and international Jewish organizations, were hailed in resolutions adopted by delegates to a conferance of the Federation here. The delegates met to hear reports on its achievements during the past five years and to elect new… More ▸