Anti-israel Resolution of Havana Parley Condemned in Chilean Senate
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Anti-israel Resolution of Havana Parley Condemned in Chilean Senate

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An Arab-sponsored anti-Israel resolution adopted recently at the Tricontinental Conference at Havana was condemned in sharpest terms here in a Senate debate today. Sen. Renan Fuentealba, of the Government’s party, the Democrat-Christians, called the Havana resolution anti-Israeli and anti-Zionist. He said it was also anti-Semitic as well. “It could lead to new persecutions against all Jews in the style of Nazism and Hitlerism, ” he said.

Of added interest here was the stand taken in the debate by the leader of the Frente Popular, Sen. Salvador Allende, who ran unsuccessfully for the presidency during the last elections on a ticket supported by Socialists and Marxists. Sen.Allende lauded the fact that the Chilean delegation at the Havana conference had joined Yugoslavia in abstaining when the anti-Israel resolution was put to the vote at the parley in the Cuban capital.

Another radical member of the body, Sen. Volodia Teitelbaum, a Communist, declared that his party in this country opposes the dissolution of Israel. While he asserted that Israel is a capitalist state, comprised of “exploiters and exploited, ” he declared nevertheless that Israel has the right to exist as a state.

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