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Israeli and French Defense Officials Complete Talks in Paris

Shimon Peres, Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister, completed a week of consultations and negotiations with French defense and army officials today and said he was “most satisfied” with results of the talks.

The Israeli defense official, who was accompanied in his talks by Iser Penn, head of the Israel Purchasing Mission in Europe, also met French Cabinet Ministers and such opposition leaders as Guy Mollet and Bourges Manoury. He left for Rome and was to return to Israel today.