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January 10, 1974

Telegram from Damascus to the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 031522, January 10, 1974

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To Deputy Foreign Minister, Comrade Ghenea


Under the title ‘Romania decided to stop Jewish emigration to Palestine’, Al Baath, in its January 10 issue, published a series of news with the following content:


‘ The Romanian authorities rejected all emigration requests made by Jews which have not exceeded retirement age.


According to Wafa, a Palestinian news agency, the Romanian government decided, after the October War, to completely stop Jewish emigration to the Zionist state.’


E. Manciur


The Foreign Ministry saying a newspaper is reporting that Romania is stopping Jewish emigration to Israel.

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Arhiva diplomatică - Ministerul Afacerilor Externe, dosar 4009, problema 220/1974. Contributed and translated by Eliza Gheorghe.


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