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Israel, Haiti Sign Accord

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Israel and Haiti signed agreements of mutual cooperation here today. The signing, by Foreign Minister Yigal Allon and the Foreign Minister of Haiti, Edner Brutus, marked the end of the latter’s official visit to Israel. Brutus, who serves as religious affairs minister in the Haitian government, visited the Yad Vashem Memorial and laid a wreath there. During his visit he called on President Ephraim Katsir to deliver a personal message from Haiti’s President, Jean-Claude Duvalier. He also met with Premier Yitzhak Rabin and with Haim Zadok, Justice Minister and Minister of Religious Affairs.

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