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Eshkol Will Visit U.S. in December but Calls off Visit to Latin America

Prime Minister Levi Eshkol will pay a brief visit to the United States next month but has postponed his scheduled visit to three South American countries, it was announced today. Mr. Eshkol is expected to meet with President Lyndon B. Johnson and President-elect Richard M. Nixon while he is in the U.S. His South American trip will probably take place next spring. It was delayed because Mr. Eshkol was advised by his doctors not to undertake an extended journey abroad while recovering from the severe virus infection that confined him to bed for several weeks.

Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jerusalem will leave for New York tomorrow on a visit in connection with the sale of a book on Jerusalem which he wrote in collaboration with Moshe Pearlman. Mr. Kollek is also expected to discuss final plans for the establishment of a Jerusalem branch of Yeshiva University.