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Shamir to Address U.N. Next Week; Mandate of Forces in Golan Extended

Israeli Premier Yitzhak Shamir will arrive in the United States for a five-day visit on June 6. He will meet with Jewish groups and is scheduled to address a special session of the U.N. General Assembly on disarmament on June 7.

Meanwhile, the Security Council voted unanimously Tuesday to extend the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observers Force on the Golan Heights for six months–until Nov. 30. The mandate was to expire at midnight Tuesday.

UNDOF was established by the Security Council in May 1974 to supervise the cease-fire agreements between Israel and Syria in the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War the previous October.

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