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Israel Government to Take No Immediate Action on Slowdowns

An appeal to physicians in private practice in Israel to register for voluntary work at hospitals throughout the country where services have been cut by a slowdown of government-employed doctors was issued here today by the Israel Government. At the same time, the government assured the public that there would be no further cuts in hospital services.

At a meeting of the Cabinet last night it was decided that no steps would be taken before August 1 on the demands of the doctors and university teachers for increases in salary. The dissatisfied employees, meanwhile, announced that unless the government takes early action they will extend their slowdowns to full-fledged strikes.

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