U.S. Determined Not to Permit Failure of Arab-Israeli Talks at Lausanne
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U.S. Determined Not to Permit Failure of Arab-Israeli Talks at Lausanne

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The United States is determined not to permit the current U.N.-sponsored Arab-Israeli peace talks here to end in failure, it was learned today in American delegation circles.

These sources pointed, to the appointment of Raymond Hare, deputy director of the State Department’s Near Eastern section, as adviser to Marc Ethridge, American member of the three nation U.N. Conciliation Commission. Mr. Hare is scheduled to arrive here next week. Although ho has officially been appointed adviser to Mr. Ethridge and his successor, it is believed that Mr. Hare will actually be the American representative when Mr. Ethridge leaves for home in two weeks.

The State Department official received this assignment on the heels of his completion of a tour of Middle East states, including Israel. After his trip Mr. Hare called a meeting of the U.S. representatives to all Moslem nations in the Near East to discuss U.S. policy in relation to the Arab states. It is believed that the policy worked out at that session will be put into effect at Lausanne.

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