MONTEVIDEO (Feb. 29)
Uruguay’s diplomatic mission in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem, it was reported here today. Decision to move the Legation was communicated by telephone to Israel Minister Matathiahu Hindes, who is now convalescing from an illness in a medical clinic here. The decision was front page news in Uruguayan papers.
The newspaper “Action,” commenting on the move, said that it implied the full recognition of the Jewish State’s sovereignty. “La Manana,” another daily here, said that the Government’s decision had been taken despite representations to the contrary made by the United States and Great Britain.