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January 5, 1998
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The honorary head of Switzerland’s Jewish community called for an apology Friday from a Jewish official for comparing Switzerland’s new president with former Austrian president and alleged war criminal Kurt Waldheim. World Jewish Congress Vice President Kalman Sultanik made the comparison after Flavio Cotti told a newspaper that criticism of Switzerland’s role in looting Nazi gold was limited to a few geographic areas, especially New York.

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