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Israel Would Not Yield on Mt. Scopus Convoy Issue, Says Golda Meir

Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister appearing in parliament for the first time since she was injured in the Knesset October bombing declared categorically today that Israel would not yield on the Mount Scopus convoy issue Jordan has prevented the regular convoy from going to the abandoned Hebrew University and Hadassah hospital buildings behind the Jordanian lines since last Wednesday.

Addressing the Foreign Affairs committee, Mrs. Meir reviewed Israel’s political station, particularly the outburst of incidents along the Syrian and Jordanian frontiers which has resulted in mounting tension. Her report included a review of the overall picture of Israel’s security in the light of the Russian missile sphere propaganda as it affects regional relations involving Egyptian and Syrian efforts to embroil the area.