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Yigal Allon

  • Allon Warns Against Strings Being Attached to UNDOF Renewal

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon warned today that Israel may reconsider its agreement to the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) mandate renewal if current negotiations between Syria and UN Secretary General Kurt Waldheim produce unacceptable political strings attached to the renewal. Speaking here, Allon voiced Israel’s dissatisfaction with Waldheim’s visit to Damascus. He spoke of… More ▸

  • Allon Says There Was No U.S. Interference in Kadum Decision

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon strongly rebutted charges here today that the government had been influenced by American interference when it decided, ten days ago, to move the Kadum settlement elsewhere. Replying to a Knesset motion by Likud MK Yitzhak Shamir, Allon said there was no U.S. “interference.” The Israeli Cabinet took its decisions in accordance… More ▸

  • Allon Says Israel Will Not Pay Any Price to Agree to the Undof Renewal

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon declared yesterday that Israel would agree to no conditions nor pay any price for a Syrian agreement to renew the mandate of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) on the Golan Heights which expires May 30. Briefing the Cabinet on the latest political developments, Allon said that Israel would not… More ▸

  • Allon Blasts Kahane’s Threats

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon today sharply condemned Jewish Defense League leader Meir Kahane’s threats of violence against Soviet diplomats in the U.S. and Europe. Kahane made the threats at a Tel Aviv press conference yesterday when he spoke of “kidnapping and possibly worse” against Soviet diplomats if the U.S. did not take a tougher line… More ▸

  • Allon Hopeful That the U.S. Will Not Sell Egypt More Than the Six C-130s

    Foreign Minister Yigal Allon said last night that there were grounds for hope the U.S. will sell no additional arms to Egypt in the “foreseeable future” beyond the six C-130 Hercules transport planes announced by the Ford Administration. Allon expressed that view to reporters at Ben Gurion Airport when he returned from his official visits… More ▸

  • Allon, Kissinger Say There Are No Problems Between the Two Countries

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon and Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger claimed Friday after a two-hour meeting at the State Department that there are “no specific” or “urgent” problems between their two governments. Kissinger said there “are no urgent problems” that require “immediate solution” and described the bilateral relations between the two countries as… More ▸

  • Allon Ends Mexico Visit; Praises Jews for Devotion to Tradition

    Israeli Foreign Minister Yigal Allon concluded his official visit to Mexico last week by meeting with young Jews, holding private talks with some 50 Jewish communal leaders and addressing a public meeting attended by about 2000 members of the Jewish community. In his address to the Jewish community Thursday night on the eve of his… More ▸