Abba Eban

  • Israel’s Autonomy Plan Wins Unexpected Support from Eban

    The government’s autonomy plan has won unexpected support from former Foreign Minister Abba Eban, a leader of the opposition Labor Party. He told a lecture audience here Tuesday that the plan should be regarded as a step toward territorial compromise as advocated by Labor and urged his party not to deride it but to press… More ▸

  • Eban Indicates Endorsement of Carter

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban of Israel issued a veiled endorsement of President Carter Monday night when he stated that “a President that helped us achieve a peace treaty that we never achieved before and under whose regime we have received $10 billion worth of aid, more than in all the treaties of 26 years… More ▸

  • Special Interview Eban Critical of Western Europe

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban is sharply critical of the Western European countries, especially France, which have adopted a pro-Arab position in the current Middle East peace process and are making overtures to the Palestine Liberation Organization. In an exclusive interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency here, Eban, a labor Party member of the… More ▸

  • Eban Warns of Economic Dangers

    Abba Eban, Israel’s former Foreign Minister, warned last night against the economic peril facing the Jewish State. “Inspiration comes to us from our faith and our history, but if our economy declines, if inflation creeps upward, if productivity languishes, if immigration dwindles, if emigration scars, if international isolation becomes almost complete, is there not a… More ▸

  • Dayan, Eban Debate Palestinian Future

    Former Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan does not expect the West Bank and Gaza Palestinians to accept the autonomy scheme, even if Israel and Egypt agree on all its details. Dayan made this clear yesterday in a live radio discussion with another former Foreign Minister, Abba Eban. It is for that reason, Dayan explained, that he… More ▸

  • Eban: Peace Requires Strengthening Israel’s Economic Infrastructure

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban said here last Friday that the rules of international diplomacy have shifted from military power to economic power and that as a result, Israel’s economic infrastructure must be substantially strengthened to sustain the peace effort that was started by Egypt and Israel. Eban told the 1000 U.S. and Canadian representatives… More ▸

  • Special Interview Eban Sees Successful Peace

    Abba Eban, Israel’s former Foreign Minister and now a member of the, Knesset, said here that “despite some difficulties, the implementation of the peace with Egypt is successful” and that both the Israeli and the Egyptian governments are determined to make the treaty effective. In an interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Eban, who is… More ▸

  • Eban Warns of Breakdown in Talks

    The Middle East peace talks could break down in the next few weeks if left in the hands of legal experts from Israel, Egypt and the United States, Abba Eban warned here. Although the former Foreign Minister still believed peace would be achieved, he expressed anxiety at the inability to clear up the final differences,… More ▸

  • Eban Urges Confidence in Active U.S. Participation in Mideast Peace Talks

    The Israeli people should have confidence in the “active participation” of the United States in a Middle East peace agreement, former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban said last night at the annual Liberal Party dinner, held at the Americana Hotel. Eban, a featured speaker at the fund-raiser where the Democratic State Gubernatorial ticket was endorsed… More ▸

  • Eban Favors Giving Up Settlements in Sinai

    Abba Eban, Israel’s former Foreign Minister and a Labor Party member of the Knesset, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today that he favors Israel’s relinquishment of its settlements in Sinai within the framework of a peace treaty with Egypt. He said he will use his influence with his Labor colleagues in the Knesset to take… More ▸