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Israel and Jordan Delegations Hold Cordial Meeting on Border Incident

Israeli and Jordanian delegations to the Jordan-Israel Mixed Armistice Commission met cordially today, assured each other of their respective Government desires to prevent border incidents, and closed their informal meeting after the Jordanian delegation expressed regret over the killing of an Israeli truck driver who was ambushed by gunfire along a Negev desert road to Eilat last Thursday night.

Dr. Edward E. Johnson, special Middle Eastern envoy for the United Nations Palestine Conciliation Commission, met at the Foreign Ministry here with Foreign Minister Golda Meir. He proposed some steps to ameliorate the condition of the Arab refugees. He will make the same proposals during his visits to the capitals of Egypt, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan in the next week or 10 days. The nature of his proposals is being kept secret.

Up in the North, in the Lake Tiberias area, there was also relative quiet today. Israeli fishermen continued running their boats on the lake and in one case, Syrians from the farther shore pelted the Israelis with stones. But there was no shooting.