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Israelis and Egyptians Discuss Measures to Lessen Border Tension

Measures which might lessen the tension and decrease the number of incidents on the Israel-Egyptian frontier in the Gaza vicinity were discussed today by Israel and Egyptian delegates to the joint Mixed Armistice Commission. Present at the meeting was Maj. Gen. E. L. M. Burns, Chief of Staff of the United Nations truce supervision organization in Palestine.

The conference lasted three hours, but no communique was issued at the end of the meeting by the UN or Israel authorities. It is believed that the delegates to the meeting discussed specific means to control infiltration and prevent clashes between armed units of both sides.