Dr. Amir, Israel Envoy to Netherlands, Dies at Exposition
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Dr. Amir, Israel Envoy to Netherlands, Dies at Exposition

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Dr. Michael Amir, Israel Minister to the Netherlands, died of a heart attack here today while participating in the opening of an exposition entitled “The Land of the Bible.” The 58-year-old diplomat, who was Israel’s first Minister to the Benelux countries and then its first envoy to The Hague, was a former Rumanian Zionist leader.

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