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Israel Government Agrees to Pay Damages to Family of Count Folke Bernadotte

The Israel Government has agreed to pay a total of $57,000 in damages for the assassination in Jerusalem of U.N. Palestine mediator Count Folke Bernadotte, it was learned here today.

This information will be included in the Israel Government’s reply to a Swedish note on the Bernadotte case. The reply will be dispatched to Sweden shortly. A total of $54,000 will be paid directly to the family of the late mediator, while $3,000 will be reimbursed the United Nations for insurance premiums on Count Bernadotte’s account.