BRUSSELS (Dec. 16)
Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon will sign the additional protocol, between the European Economic Community (EEC) and Israel here on Dec. 21. The nine-member European Community will sign additional protocols with a number of Arab Middle Eastern states on the same date.
The signature with Israel was originally scheduled to take place Dec. 10 in Jerusalem at about the time the EEC was to have signed similar protocols with Jordan, Syria, Egypt and Lebanon. The signing was postponed after the Arab states asked the EEC to reconsider the time limit for their loans. The additional negotiations took more time than expected, resulting in the postponement and shift to Brussels.