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Israel Will Support U.N. Action to Protect Turkey from Aggression, Minister Declares

In the event that Turkey were a victim of aggression, Israel would support United Nations action against such aggression, Eliahu Sasson, Israel Minister to Turkey, declared here. Besides the fact that Israel is opposed to aggression anywhere, Mr. Sasson pointed out, an attack on Turkey would constitute a serious threat to the Middle East.

Meanwhile, Tuvia Arazi, trade attache at the Israel legation, has revealed that Israel exports to Turkey during the September 15-November 30 period this year rose to $500,000 against a total of $30,000 for the previous two months. Goods purchased by Israel in Turkey during the September-November period totalled $1,300,000, Mr. Arazi reported.