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State Dept. ‘categorically’ Denies Report on Seeking to Check Israel

February 7, 1966
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Recent press reports claiming that the State Department has sought to check Israel by deferring action on loans to Israel were denied categorically by the Department here this weekend.

A statement issued by the Department declared: “The Department categorically denies that any Israeli requests for aid are being held up for any reason. Several matters are under discussion, but there is no deliberate hold-up.”

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