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Israel Police Chief Leaves for Europe to Seek Data on Eichmann’s Crimes

Police commander Abraham Selinger, who is head of the special police bureau assembling data for the trial of Adolf Eichmann, left today for Europe to obtain more documentary material on the Nazi killer’s role in the extermination of European Jewry. Joseph Nahmias, police inspector general, said Selinger would visit several countries but he did not specify which countries.

The Israeli press expressed cautious optimism today over the possibility that President Frondizi of Argentina will change his adamant position with regard to the Eichmann case when he returns from his present European trip back to Buenos Aires. It is assumed here that in his talks with Western European statesmen, Mr. Frondizi had an opportunity also to discuss the Eichmann affair and probably heard the view that it would be best to settle the Israel-Argentine dispute amicably at the earliest possible time.

(In Buenos Aires, the DAIA, central representative body of Argentine Jewry, today published a statement in the local press declaring that a Nazi war criminal cannot be the cause of disturbing the cordial relations between Argentina and Israel which have been in existence since the establishment of Israel.)

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