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Ben-gurion Arrives in Paris Today; Will Confer with President De Gaulle

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Israel Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion will arrive in Paris tomorrow from London for a three-day visit during which he will meet with President Charles de Gaulle and Premier Michel Debre. Diplomatic sources said today that he will not ask for anything and will only want to brief the French President on the latest Middle East developments.

(Mr. Ben-Gurion was resting today in England at the home of friends near Oxford. Following his arrival here on Friday, he conferred with British Prime Minister Harold Macmillan and Foreign Minister Lord Home. He also paid a visit to Sir Winston Churchill. He described his talk with Prime Minister Macmillan as “very cordial.”)

Mr. Ben-Gurion is scheduled to have two meetings with President de Gaulle, one before and one after a luncheon tendered by the President in his honor. Tomorrow evening some 20 French leaders will be guests at a dinner in Mr. Ben-Gurion’s honor tendered by the Israel Ambassador to France, Walter Eytan.

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