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Eban Confers with Hammarskjold on Provocations on Israel’s Borders

Abba Eban, Israel’s permanent delegate to the United Nations, today complained to Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold about a series of incidents provoked in recent days by the United Arab Republic along Israel’s southern and northern frontiers.

Accompanied by Joseph Tekoah, his deputy, Mr. Eban told the Secretary General about his government’s reaction to Egyptian violations of Israel air space in the south, and to attacks by Syria on the Sea of Galilee. He also referred to the kidnapping of two Americans from Israel’s side of the Israel-Syrian border. On his side, Mr. Hammarskjold gave the Israeli representatives his impressions of his latest trip to the Middle East. The conference lasted almost an hour.