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Yigal Allon

  • Begin, Allon Clash in Knesset Debate on Palestinian Issue

    Premier Menachem Begin and former Foreign Minister Yigal Allon clashed today in a short, but lively, debate over what type of consensus there is in Israel on the Palestinian question. Begin said the opposition Labor Alignment agreed with the government that Israel should not negotiate with the Palestine Liberation Organization nor approve a Palestinian state… More ▸

  • Allon: Israel Feels Satisfied with American Reaffirmations

    The government expressed relief yesterday following strong statements by President Carter and Secretary of State Cyrus Vance re-affirming the “special security relationship” that exists between the United States and Israel. Foreign Minister Yigal Allon told the Cabinet, at its last session before election day, that Israel “could justly feel satisfied” with developments over the past… More ▸

  • Allon Indicates Satisfaction with U.S. Attitude Toward Israel, Mideast

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon indicated today that his country’s recent concern over perceived changes in the American approach to Middle East peace negotiations and the U.S.-Israel military supply relationship has been laid to rest. At a press conference here before returning to Israel. Allon said he had received firm assurances on these matters from… More ▸

  • Allon, Ivory Coast Leader Hold Unannounced Talks on the Mideast

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allan and Ivory Coast President Felix Houphouet-Boigny met here today for unannounced talks on the Middle East crisis. An Israeli Embassy spokesman said their two sessions together, which spanned over two hours, had been fruitful. He indicated that further meetings of this type could follow Israel’s general elections next week. The… More ▸

  • Stage Set for Allon-vance Meeting

    Secretary of State Cyrus Vance is expected to give Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon a full briefing on President Carter’s meeting with President Hafez Assad of Syria in Geneva yesterday when he and Allon meet here tomorrow. The Israeli diplomat will also meet with Prime Minister James Callaghan and with other British government and opposition… More ▸

  • Allon Says Israel Must Expect Differences with U.S. on Basics

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon told the Cabinet today that Israel must expect “differences of opinion with the U.S. over issues of cardinal importance,” a communique issued after the Cabinet session said. In a background briefing later, officials said Allon referred specifically to the issues of Israel’s final borders and the Palestinians. Allon quoted American officials… More ▸

  • Allon Says Geneva Talks Might Resume This Year, if Only Briefly

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon said here today that the Geneva Middle East peace conference might reconvene this year, if only briefly and said he was “confident such a conference can make fresh progress toward peace in the area.” Allon also told a press conference that Israel has warned Syrian forces in Lebanon and the… More ▸

  • Allon: USSR Inciting Anti-semitism

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon accused Soviet authorities today of “unleashing the latent–and perhaps not so latent–sentiments of anti-Semitism which exist in large parts of Soviet society.” Speaking from the Knesset rostrum, Allon referred to “scurrilous attacks” on emigration activists published in the Soviet government newspaper Izvestia, specifically a March 4 article alleging that Anatoly Sharansky,… More ▸