Israeli Physicians Reject Government Offer to Study Situation
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Israeli Physicians Reject Government Offer to Study Situation

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An emergency committee representing the Israeli doctors who last month struck in protest against the refusal of the government and public institutions to increase their salaries today rejected an offer from the government to set up a special committee to investigate the situation of salaried physicians.

The emergency committee insisted that the offer demonstrated no understanding of the plight of the doctors nor of a remedy for the situation. The last strike lasted three days, at the end! of which the doctors give the government 30 days to arrive at a satisfactory offer or face the threat of a longer work stoppage.

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