WASHINGTON (Jan. 6)
Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon will have his first meeting with Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger at the State Department at noon tomorrow at a luncheon to be followed by a working meeting, the State Department announced today. A black tie dinner will be given by Kissinger that evening in Allon’s honor. During his visit here, Allon will also meet with Vice-President Nelson Rockefeller and Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. Kissinger and Allon will meet also on Thursday.
Stopping in New York today on his way to Washington, Allon met here with Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations, Chaim Herzog, and members of the Israel UN Mission for consultations before his talks in Washington. Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S., Simcha Dinitz, also participated in today’s consultations. Allon also met with former Premier Golda Melt at her hotel in New York.
Allon is scheduled to be back in New York on Friday. On Saturday, he will be given a luncheon at Herzog’s home in which the U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Daniel P. Moynihan, also will attend. A meeting between Allon and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations is scheduled for Sunday, prior to his return to Israel that day.