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Israel Sends Condolences on Death of President Peron

President Ephraim Katzir has sent Mrs. Isabel Peron condolences in his own name and from the people of Israel on the death of the President of Argentina, Gen. Juan D. Peron. In his message, President Katzir said that Gen. Peron would be remembered in Israel for the friendly relations between Argentina and Israel. The Israel government’s condolences were expressed in a cable to Argentine Foreign Minister Alberto Vigel from Foreign Minister Yigal Allon.

(The Latin American Jewish Congress sent a message of condolence to Mrs. Peron. The Buenos Aires cable, signed by Dr. Nehemia Resnizky, acting president, and Marc Turkow, general secretary, expressed the sorrow of Latin American Jews at Peron’s death and noted that “Latin American Jewish communities remember with emotion his preaching and action on behalf of brotherhood for all men and peoples without differences of class, race or religion, as well as his many expressions of friendship toward the Jewish people and the State of Israel.”)