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Cairo Radio Attacks New French Premier; Calls Him “zionist Agent”

French Premier-designate Maurice Bourges-Manoury was attacked today by the “Voice of the Arabs” broadcasting from Cairo as “one of the Zionist agents who hate Arabs immensely and who advocate a policy of continued aggression against the Arabs. “The broadcast said he was the French Minister of Defense during the Suez and Sinal affairs last fall.

The Arab League central office today blacklisted the 10,172 ton U.S. oil tanker “Memory” which flies the Liberian flag, a report from Damascus said. A spokesman charged that the vessel defied Arab boycott regulations by “carrying strategic cargoes “to Israel.”