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Israeli General Says Soldiers in Sinai an Excellent Deterrent to Egyptian Militarism

An Israeli reserve general said here yesterday that the presence of Israeli soldiers in the Sinai Peninsula constitutes an excellent deterrent to Egyptian military action. Gen. Meyer Zorea spoke at a meeting of the National Council for a Greater Israel, the movement which advocates Israel’s permanent retention of all occupied Arab territories. Other speakers urged the rapid establishment of new settlements in the occupied areas to make sure they remain in Israeli hands.