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Eshkol Explains Presence of Israeli Military Instructors in Congo

January 20, 1965
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Premier Levi Eshkol declared in reply to a question in Parliament today that Israeli instructors training the Congolese army were in the Congo under agreement with the Congolese Government at the request of United Nations Secretary General U Thant.

The Premier added that the Israelis were not engaged in combat and that Israel did not intend to withdraw there before they had completed their tasks.

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