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U.N. Special Envoy Arrives in Israel to Study Palestine Refugee Issue

Joseph Johnson, the special envoy of the United Nations Palestine Conciliation Commission currently touring the Middle East, arrived here today from Jordan via the Mandelbaum Gate for a two-day visit to discuss the Palesttine refugee problem. Following a tour of Jerusalem and the Lachish area, Mr. Johnson will meet tomorrow with Foreign Minister Golda Meir in Tel Aviv where he will also be guest of honor at a dinner tendered by the Foreign Ministry. On Friday, Mr. Johnson will meet with Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion and will be received by President Izhak Ben-Zvi.

Mrs. Meir will leave Sunday for New York where she will head Israel’s delegation to the forthcoming session of the United Nations General Assembly which opens on September 19.