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Arab League to Discuss Bonn Proposal on Reparations to Israel

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The Bonn Government’s latest proposals to Egypt and the Arab states to counteract their opposition to the German-Israel reparations agreement will be presented to a meeting of the Arab League January 13 by Egyptian Premier Mohammed Naguib, it was reported here today.

(The New York Times reported from Bonn today that Chancellor Adenauer’s government has queried both Israel and Egypt on a proposal to invite the United Nations to supervise and enforce the German-Israel reparations pact. Bonn is reported to see this as a means of eliminating Arab opposition to the pact.)

Meanwhile, a new Egyptian delegation arrived here to work out trade arrangements with German industrialists. A spokesman for the three-man group emphasized that its presence had nothing to do with the threatened boycott of German goods by the Arab states. The spokesman said that the delegation will also confer with British, French and Spanish businessmen and will attempt to attract foreign investments in Egyptian agriculture.

The group consists of: Col. Moyaev, personal aide of Gen. Naguib; Mohammed Calail, Gen. Naguib’s personal advisor; and Dr. Wilhelm Voss, German military advisory to the Egyptian Government. Dr. Voss was head of the Skoda armament works. ### during World War II.

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