Wjc Aides Discuss Jewish Rights with Moroccan, French Leaders
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Wjc Aides Discuss Jewish Rights with Moroccan, French Leaders

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World Jewish Congress leaders have concluded a week of negotiations and discussions with Moroccan and French leaders at Aix-Les-Bains, across Lake Geneva, it was revealed here today. During these talks, the WJC leaders received assurances that if Morocco becomes autonomous the Jews there would receive full and equal rights.

Moroccan leaders pledged that Jewish rights would be guaranteed in conformity with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. WJC leaders, who said that the talks with the Moroccans were held in a cordial atmosphere, indicated that the Moroccan leaders fully understood the Jewish concern that extremism might get out of hand in Morocco and take a heavy toll of Jewish lives.

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