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Air Mail Service to Israel from Britain and Italy Still Not Normal

Air mail service to Israel from Britain and Italy has not returned to normal since the Feb. 21 crash of an Israel-bound Swiss air jet, believed to have been sabotaged by Arab terrorists, Minister of Posts Elimelech Rimalt reported to the Knesset yesterday. He said air mail from the United States was still lagging to some extent. According to Mr. Rimalt these countries have not completed security arrangements designed to detect explosives concealed in air parcels. As a result, parcels weighing over 100 grams are being sent by sea and other air mail is often delayed because of security checks, he said.