Israeli Envoy Meets with U. N. Conciliation Commission Head

Maurice Fischer, head of the Israel delegation to the Arab-Israeli peace talks sponsored here by the United Nations Conciliation Commission on Palestine, met tonight with Ambassador Ely E. Palmer, chairman of the commission, to explain Israel’s views on continuation of the talks.

Previous plans of the delegation to reply by letter to the commission on Israel’s readiness to continue the talks were dropped in favor of an informal meeting with the commission chairman.

Egypt is the only country which has formally notified the commission of its readiness to continue talks on the basis of the commission’s five-point peace proposals, but a spokesman said tonight that the replies from the three other Arab states were expected to be favorable.

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