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Soviet Envoy Attends Israel Anniversary Celebration in London

Some 1, 000 guests attended a reception here tonight on the occasion of Israel’s 13th anniversary, given by Israel Ambassador Arthur Lourie, who returned here yesterday from New York where he headed Israel’s United Nations delegation.

Among those attending the reception were Lord Privy Seal Edward Heath, Air Secretary Julian Amery, high-ranking Foreign Office officials, Lords Boothby, Morrison and Henderson and Lord Chief Justice Parker. Among the Members of Parliament present were Hugh Gaitskell and Sir Barnett Janner. The Ambassador of the Soviet Union and envoys representing other East European, Asian and African countries were among the diplomats present.