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Benes Promises Just Treatment of Jews in Czechoslovakia; Jewish Status Discussed

December 21, 1945
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The political status of the Jews in Czechoslovakia and the question of resteration of confiscated Jewish property were discussed here today by President Eduard Benes and Prime Minister Zdenek Fierlinger, meeting with A. L. Easterman, representative of the World Jewish Congress.

Easterman stressed the need for exempting Nazi vicitims, irrespective of their nationality, from measures taken by the Czechoslovak Government against Germans and Austrians. He also urged that the Government adopt a liberal attitude towards Jewish refugees and emigrants reaching Czechoslovakian soil. President Penes and Prime Minister Pierlinger assured him that no injustice would be inflicted upon victims of racial persecution.

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