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Golda Meir Expresses ‘serious View’ on Syrian Attacks on Israel

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Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, expressed today to the acting chief of the United Nations Truce Supervision Organization, Israel’s serious view of the renewed Syrian attacks on Israel’s northern sector. The meeting was held at Mrs. Meir’s request. Mrs. Meir demanded action by UNTSO to pacify the region and to see to it that the Syrian attacks were not resumed.

Prior to her conference with the UNTSO official, Mrs. Meir conferred by telephone with Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, who is in France, and discussed the military aspects of the Syrian border situation with Gen. Itzhak Rabin, chief of staff of Israel’s defense forces; It was understood that, at the present, Israel does not intend to seek a meeting of the United Nations Security Council-unless the Syrians resume their series of border attacks.

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