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Golda Meir Addresses an Audience of 10, 000 in Montevideo Stadium

Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, told an audience of 10,000 in a sports stadium that if peace with the Arabs was “nearer now, it is not because” President Nasser of the United Arab Republic “wishes it so but because he must think a lot before starting any military action against Israel. “

Mrs. Meir received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at the Montevideo University, the first woman to be so honored. The Rector, Dr. A. Cassinoni, said the university only confers this honor on persons who have given “outstanding service to humanity. ” He stressed that Mrs. Meir “amply fulfilled these requisites. “