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Mrs. Meir Tells Nixon She is Encouraged by His Stand Against Terrorism

Premier Golda Meir praised President Nixon’s “firm stand” against terrorism in a cable she sent him yesterday expressing thanks for his message of condolence for the murder of Col. Yosef Alon, the Israeli Air Attache shot to death in Washington Sunday.

“My government and I deeply appreciate your determination to devote all available resources to investigate this brutal act and to bring its perpetrators to Justice,” Mrs. Meir’s message said. “I recall, Mr. President, the sad day in Washington when your two diplomats were being held captive in the capital of Sudan and then murdered I remember your firm stand at the time. When we face tragic events of that kind I often think of your reaction in a moment of trial and draw encouragement from it,” Premier Meir’s message concluded.

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