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Arab Propagandist Calls Sen. Javits ‘more Israeli Than Eshkol’

Dr. M. T. Mehdi, secretary-general of the Action Committee of American-Arab Relations, today accused Senator Jacob Javits, New York Republican, of becoming “more Israeli than (Premier Levi) Eshkol.” In a telegram sent by the Arab propaganda organization to Mr. Javits, Dr. Mehdi called Mr. Javits the “senator from Israel” and urged him to “be concerned with American moral and material interests in the Middle East rather than Israeli military power in the area or your own political fortunes in America.” Sen. Javits is a candidate for reelection. The telegram was in response to reports that Sen. Javits is planning to press the Johnson Administration for delivery of Phantom jets to Israel.