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Moshe Dayan

  • Dayan, German Officials Assess Israel-german Relations, Mideast

    Israel’s Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan ended his talks here tonight. Observers agreed that the differences of opinion between Bonn and Jerusalem are not resolved entirely but that they are by far not as dramatic as they appeared. Dayan arrived here yesterday and had a first, unofficial round of talks with Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher and… More ▸

  • Dayan Presses for More Meetings with West Bank, Gaza Strip Arabs

    Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan has requested that the Israel Defense Force assist him in setting up additional meetings with Arabs from the West Bank and Gaza Strip in an attempt to gain an overview of their approach to the autonomy plan. In a televised interview last night, Dayan said that it is of the utmost… More ▸

  • Vance Defends Dayan’s Meetings with West Bank, Gaza Palestinians

    Secretary of State Cyrus Vance today upheld Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan’s recent meetings with two Palestinians as being within Israeli-American understandings about such contacts and characterized them as aiding the “autonomy negotiations” between Israel and Egypt for the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Replying to a reporter’s question at a news conference, Vance… More ▸

  • Nrp Leader Raps Dayan for Meeting with West Bank Communist Leader

    National Religious Party leader Yehuda Ben-Meir said today that Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan had overstepped the limitations of his official functions by meeting in secret last night with a West Bank Communist leader Dr. Ahmed Hamaz Natcha, in Hebron. Implying that Dayan had misused his authority, Ben-Meir emphatically stated that he felt sure Premier Menachem… More ▸

  • Dayan Defends Meeting with Outspoken Pro-plo Gaza Leader

    Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan said today that he will continue to meet periodically with West Bank and Gaza Strip Palestinians of various political persuasions despite criticism of his meeting yesterday with an outspoken supporter of the Palestine Liberation Organization. Explaining his 90-minute meeting with Dr. Haider Abdul-Shafi, chairman of the Gaza Red Crescent Society, Dayan… More ▸

  • Dayan Says Israel Has No Choice but to Keep Hitting Terrorist Bases

    Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan today appeared to be supporting Defense Minister Ezer Weizman’s contention that Israel must continue striking at Palestine Liberation Organization bases in south Lebanon despite reports he had been urging a different approach. Dayan had been reported as saying at last Sunday’s Cabinet meeting that the government should reassess its military policy… More ▸

  • Vance Denies Dayan’s Claim

    Secretary of State Cyrus Vance denied today a claim by Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan that there has been a “turn” in United States policy toward Israel. Specifically stating he had read Dayan’s interview published in Yediot Achronot yesterday, Vance declared: “I want to state categorically that there has been no change in our policy… More ▸

  • Dayan Warns Publicly of Israel’s ‘collapsing Image’

    Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan issued a somber public warning today that Israel is viewed abroad as “dying economically” and this image has led foreign statesmen to believe they could pressure Israel for new concessions. In newspaper interviews, Dayan blamed primarily the government coalition and the ministers responsible for the economy for this state of affairs…. More ▸

  • Dayan’s Visit to Washington is Postponed for One Week

    Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan will go to Washington next week instead of this week as originally announced, for talks with Secretary of State Cyrus Vance on the nature of the future peacekeeping force in Sinai. He delayed his departure, officials here explained today, in order to exchange views with Egyptian Foreign Minister Boutros Ghali who… More ▸