First Greek Envoy to Israel Flies to Tel Aviv; Appointment of Jew Protested by Rightists
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First Greek Envoy to Israel Flies to Tel Aviv; Appointment of Jew Protested by Rightists

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Joseph Mallah, the first Greek diplomatic representative to Israel, left today by air for Tel Aviv. His staff will follow him on Saturday.

The appointment of Mr. Mallah, a Jew who represented his native country at the League of Nations in the pre-war era, came under attack by the Greek rightists. Both parliamentary deputies and some rightist newspapers scored the Foreign Ministry’s choice of a Jew as its diplomatic representative.

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