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Israel Recognizes Castro Regime in Cuba; Sends Formal Communication

January 9, 1959
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Israel today extended formal recognition to the new regime in Cuba. Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, in a cable to the new Cuban Foreign Ministry, said Israel wished to continue relations and sincere friendship and mutual understanding with Cuba.

Mrs.Meir today entered Beilison Hospital for what was described as a routine three-day check-up. Prior to her visit to the United States last autumn to attend the United Nations General Assembly, Mrs, Meir underwent surgery at the hospital,

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