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Israel Premier Returns to Israel Following Vacation in Europe

Israel Premier David Ban Gurion arrived at Lydda airport at dawn this morning, completing a three-week vacation spent in private visits in Athens, Oxford, England, and Nice, France.

He was met at the airport by members of the Cabinet and Israel army chiefs and proceeded immediately to Tel Aviv. The Israel leader returned on the El-Al Paris-Lydda airliner which made a special stop at Nice to embark him.

Richard Crossman, Labor member of the British Parliament, was a passenger on the plane. Heis visiting Israel as the guest of President Chaim Weizmann.