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  • Allon, Herzog’s Reaction to Mexico’s Vote in on Was Due to Government’s Failure to Apprise Him of ‘u

    The strong reaction by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Chaim Herzog, against the Mexican vote last week approving the Mexico City women’s convention anti-Zionist resolution was due to technical failure, Foreign Minister Yigal Allon told the Cabinet today. Allon said Herzog had not received the full papers of the visit to Israel of Mexico’s Foreign… More ▸

  • Officials Admit Chain of Errors Responsible for Snafu in Dealing with Mexico’s Vote at the UN

    Government officials admitted today that a chain of errors and omissions resulted in the failure to communists an understanding reached between Israel and Mexico over the latter’s vote in the General Assembly Monday night in favor of the International Women’s Year Conference declaration which included two paragraphs condemning Zionism. The understanding that Mexico was obliged… More ▸

  • Mexico’s Vote in the UN Rapped; Ban on Tours Continues

    Mexico’s affirmative vote Monday night in the General Assembly for a resolution condemning Zionism was denounced by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, the Israeli Tourism Minister and the leaders of B’nai B’rith and Young Israel. In addition, the two Jewish organizations affirmed that their ban on tour programs, ordered after Mexico voted in the Assembly… More ▸

  • Mexico Votes for General Assembly Resolution Condemning Zionism

    The General Assembly voted 107-1 with 26 abstentions last night to adopt the blanket resolution of last summer’s International Women’s Year Conference in Mexico City containing two paragraphs condemning Zionism along with racism, colonialism and apartheid as movements to be eliminated Israel was the only country to cast a vote against the overall resolution. In… More ▸

  • Mexico’s Vote Condemned

    Jewish organizations condemned the vote by Mexico last night in the UN General Assembly and said it did not conform to what Mexican President Luis Echeverria told 15 American Jewish leaders in Mexico City last week. Rabbi Israel Miller, chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said today; “We are deeply… More ▸

  • Herzog Warns That Adoption of Mexico City Resolution Would Constitute an International Scandal

    Israel charged today that endorsement by the General Assembly of the anti-Zionist portions of the International Women’s Year resolutions adopted in Mexico City last summer would constitute “an international scandal of major proportions” and an exploitation of the universal support of women’s rights for “evil” and “sinister” purposes. The resolution, which was expected to be… More ▸

  • Allon, Rabasa Agree to Forgive, Forget Mexico’s Vote for Resolution Equating Zionism with Racism

    “I truthfully hope and think that past misunderstanding should be left behind, buried, forgotten and forgiven…” This hope was expressed today by Mexico’s Foreign Minister Emilio Rabasa at a parting luncheon he gave here for his host in Israel, Foreign Minister Yigal Allon, Allon, in his reply, said he “agreed” and “accepted” Rabasa’s idea that… More ▸

  • Mexico Due to Reverse Its Position

    Mexico’s Foreign Minister Emilio Rabassa, who arrived here last Thursday, is understood to have discussed today with Foreign Minister Yigal Allon the wording of a communique to be issued Wednesday in which Mexico will reverse its position on the UN General Assembly’s anti-Zionist resolution for which Mexico voted. Qualified observers here cite several reasons for… More ▸