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Foreign Minister Offers No Confirmation of Rumored Shifts of Israeli Diplomats

Rumors about impending shifts of Israeli envoys in several foreign capitals, which have been circulating for weeks, were reported today by local newspapers but the Israel Foreign Ministry could give no confirmation. According to the unconfirmed reports. Asher Ben Nathan will soon complete his term of office as Israel’s first Ambassador to West Germany to be succeeded by Elyashiv Ben-Horin, the Foreign Ministry deputy general director. Aharon Remez, the Ambassador to Britain, reportedly will be replaced by Michael Comay, former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations. Rafael Benshalom, now serving in Cambodia, was reported to be stated to become Ambassador to Rumania.