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January 14, 1998
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A group of American financial officials wrote a letter to the Swiss president complaining about his “egregious” recent remarks that most of the criticism of Switzerland for its dealings with the Nazis had come mainly from New York. The officials, representing state and city governments and led by New York City Comptroller Alan Hevesi, said the perceived intent of Flavio Cotti’s remarks “borders on anti-Semitism.”

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