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Argentina and Israel Sign Trade Agreement in Buenos Aires

December 1, 1960
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A trade agreement establishing the most favored nation principle in commercial relations between Argentina and Israel was signed today by Pinhas Sapir, Israel’s Minister of Commerce and Industry, and Dr. Diogenes Taboada, Argentina’s Foreign Minister.

The meeting was one of several on a busy schedule during the day for the visiting Israeli Cabinet member who also was received by former President Arturo Frondizi. Mr. Sapir presented Mr. Frondizi with a message of friendship from President Ben Zvi of Israel and discussed the trade agreement.

Mr. Sapir told Dr. Taboada that the Israel Government had decided that visitors from Argentina did not need Israel visas on their passports. The Israel official later met with Dr. Alvaro Alsogaray, the Minister of Economics and the two exchanged shoptalk. Mr. Sapir was accompanied on his visits by Dr. Mordechai Avida, the Israel charge d’affaires.

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