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Jordan Charges Israel with Violating the Armistice Agreement

The Israel-Jordan Mixed Armistice Commission met yesterday to consider a Jordan charge that Israel had vilated the armistice agreement in an act of agression in the Beth Lechem area.

The Israelis denied the charge, but agreed that the commission should undertake an immediate on-the-spot inquiry, as had been suggested by Jordan. The meeting was charired by Maj. Gen. Vagn Bennike, United Nations truce cheif.

A spokesman for the Israeli Army charged that highly trained Jordanian paramilitary units are carrying out raids in Israel. He revealed that during the last three weeks large amounts of military equipment had been stolen from Israel Army stores in two places. In one case more than 10,000 rounds of ammunition were stolen, he stated.