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Golda and Dayan to Thrash out Differences

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Premier Golda Meir and Defense Minister Moshe Dayan will meet in a “working session” shortly to discuss the Labor. Alignment’s platform for the national elections little more than three months away. The meeting was scheduled after Mrs. Meir announced her decision to stand for re-election as leader of the Labor Party.

Gen, Dayan has strong convictions of his own on such subjects as Israel’s future boundaries and Jewish settlement in the administered territories.

The territorial question has never been written into the Party platform except in a vague way. But there has been general agreement in the Party leadership on the so-called “oral plat-form” which calls for Israel’ retention of the Gaza Strip, the Golan Heights. Sharm el-Sheikh and a slice of Sinai that would form a land bridge between Israel and Sharm el-Sheikh.

These and other matters have to be up dated in view of developments since the last elections four years ago. They are expected to be the subject of Mrs. Meir’s talks with Gen. Dayan whom she hopes to retain as Defense Minister.

Dayan has stated publicly that he would not serve in any government whose policies ran counter to his convictions, particularly on the matter of Israel’s future borders.

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