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Assure Fair Treatment to Roumanian Minorities in Message to Parliament

December 24, 1928
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Maniu Receives Keren Hayesod Delegate; Will Issue Pro-Palestine Declaration (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)

National and religious minorities in Roumania were assured “fair and just treatment” in the message of the Regency Council read by Member of the Regency Nicolai, at the opening of the newly-elected parliament.

The spirit of justice is inherent in the Roumanian people, the message stated. The religious and national minorities will receive fair treatment within the provisions of the Roumanian constitution and in accordance with the trend of the times.

Prime Minister Maniu received Dr. Jehuda Wilensky, representative of the Keren Hayesod, on Friday afternoon. Dr. Wilensky was accompanied by Deputy Theodor Fischer. Maniu expressed his sympathetic interest in the rebuilding of Palestine and stated he would soon issue a pro-Palestine declaration.

A Jewish parliamentary club composed of the Zionist deputies was formed yesterday. Dr. Meyer Ebner of Czernowitz was chosen president. Other members are Deputy M. Landau of Kishineff and Dr. Joseph Fischer and Dr. Theodor Fischer.

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