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An Arab youth group cited anti-Israel remarks made by Gen George S. Brown, chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, in an advertisement that appeared yesterday in the mass circulation daily “Clarin” commending the Argentine government for voting in the UN General Assembly to recognize Yasir Arafat’s PLO. The ad. sponsored by the Argentine Arab Youth for the Liberation of Palestine, gave reasons “Why Argentina and the world support Palestine.”

The text stated, in part: “The UN has not been alone in condemnation of Israel or recognizing the Palestinian peoples’ rights, since, from Pope Paul VI to philosophers Arnold Toynbee and Bertrand Russell, people have condemned aggression, i.e. have ‘voted’ against Israel and for Palestine.” The ad then referred to “the words of General George Brown, head of the American General Staff (sic), about Zionist infiltration in America.”

The ad claimed that the UN recognized that it made a mistake when it voted in favor of the establishment of Israel. “We ask public opinion to remember that Israel is not only the child of Haganah, Irgun and Stern terrorists, but today exerts official terrorism against the civilian population of Lebanon.” the ad said.

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