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U.S. Seeks Israel’s Withdrawal from Sinai in Resolution at U. N.

The United States today introduced a resolution at an emergency meeting of the Security Council charging Israel with violating the Israel-Egyptian armistice agreement and asking the immediate withdrawal of Israeli troops from Egyptian territory. It called upon “all members” of the United Nations “to refrain from giving any military, economic or financial assistance to Israel so long as it has not complied with this resolution.”

(In Paris, a Foreign Office spokesman announced that France will oppose any resolution condemning Israel as an aggressor at the Security Council meeting. The leading French newspaper, “Le Monde” reported that France and Britain would use the veto, it necessary, to prevent such condemnation.)

The American resolution was introduced by U. S. delegate Henry Cabot Lodge. (See page 7 for a detailed discussion of the resolution.)