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Shukairy Says He Will Turn to Moscow, Peiping for Military Help

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Ahmed Shukairy, chairman of the “Palestine Liberation Organization” set up by the 13 Arab states at their recent Alexandria summit meeting, for the express purpose of wiping out Israel, said in Damascus today that he is ready to turn to the Soviet Union and Communist China for military help, according to Syrian dispatches received here today.

Complaining that “the doors of the West are closed to us,” Shukairy declared he would send delegations to Moscow and Peiping to seek help for his “Palestine Liberation Army.” That “army,” to be made up of Arab refugees now living in United Nations camps along Israel’s borders, was instructed at the Alexandria meeting to cooperate with a new, unified Arab military command, aimed at Israel, under the command of Egyptian officers.

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