MANILA, Philippines (Mar. 14)
Israel Foreign Minister Abba Eban left today for Tokyo after a two-day official visit to the Philippines which was marred by anti-Israeli demonstrations.
Mr. Eban canceled a scheduled speech at the University of the Philippines this morning because authorities feared trouble from over 100 placard-carrying Moslem students and other “anti-imperialist” students waiting for him to appear. The Foreign Minister was placed under tight police security and unusual protective measures were taken after about 500 pro-Arab demonstrators gathered at Manila Airport for his arrival Sunday.