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Ben Gurion Reported Seeking to Formally Re-open the ‘lavon Affair’

The Lavon Affair, which shook the country and led to the fall of the Government two years ago, maybe re-opened shortly, following efforts by former Premier David Ben-Gurion to obtain an inquiry into the order of events which led to a 1954 security mishap.

According to press reports here, Mr. Ben-Gurion has initiated the gathering of further evidence on the affair which has been submitted to Prime Minister Levi Eshkol. At the same time, the former Premier proposed the setting up of a committee of three Supreme Court justices to determine the circumstances which led to the incident.

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