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Israel’s Views on Use of Atomic Energy Lauded in Switzerland

Israel’s efforts to use atomic energy for peaceful purposes were hailed today by Swiss newspapers as “a revolutionary factor” in the country’s economy.

The Tagesanzeiger, Zurich German-language daily, which called the Israel announcement of its atomic energy activities a “timely” one, saw great significance in a Franco-Israel agreement on atomic energy and in what it termed improvement of relations between Paris and Jerusalem, “particularly in view of French difficulties with the Arab countries.”