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Israel Contributes to United Nations Relief Fund for Refugees

Israel will contribute $5,000 for the 1964 program of the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees, it was announced here today by Dr. Eliezer Yapou, member of the Israeli delegation. The announcement was made at the Ad Hoc Committee of the General Assembly for the announcement of voluntary contributions to the programs.

Felix Schnyder, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees, said that the goal for 1964 was programs of $2,600,000. Dr. Yapou thanked the High Commissioner for his statement that his office was concentrating on aid to new refugees. He said the Israeli contribution was subject to Parliamentary procedures.