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Israel Foreign Ministry Denies Arab Reports of Thant Warning on Troops

The Foreign Ministry flatly denied today Arab reports that United Nations Secretary General U Thant had sent a warning to Israel over alleged Israeli troop concentrations on the Jordanian border. A Ministry spokesman said that Mr. Thant sent no messages to Israel on the subject either through UN peace envoy Gunnar V. Jarring, as the Arab reports claimed, or through any other agency.