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Evron, Siilasvuo Meet to Lay Groundwork for Disengagement Talks

Ephraim Evron, a top official in the Israeli delegation in Geneva, met today on the bank of Lake leman with Gen. Ensio Siilasvuo of Finland, the United Nations Commander of the UN Emergency Force in the Middle East, in preparation for the Israeli-Egyptian disengagement talks due to open tomorrow at the Palais des Nations. Roberto Guyer, the personal representative of UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim, and UN Undersecretary also attended the meeting.

Tomorrow’s meeting at the Palais des Nations will be the first phase of talks between Egypt and Israel to work out the disengagement of troops along the Suez Canal. Earlier disengagement talks took place at Kilometer 101 on the Cairo-Suezroad. but Egypt suspended these talks on Nov. 29. The Israeli delegation is due to arrive here early tomorrow afternoon. The Egyptian delegation will be Gen. Tahal el Magdoub and Col. Fouad el Aoudani. Siilasvuo will chair this round of talks.

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