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United Arab Republic Announces State of Emergency for Armed Forces

February 2, 1960
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The Cairo radio today announced a state of emergency within the armed forces of the United Arab Republic. A proclamation was broadcast of an army alert arising from another day of firing on the Israel-Syrian frontier.

Israel Ambassador Avraham Harman today called on Secretary of State Christian Herter for a discussion described by the Ambassador as a “routine call” and “general review.” The Ambassador indicated that the call did not pertain especially to the fighting on the Syrian frontier. He was accompanied by Yaacov Harsog, Minister of the Embassy. who has just returned from Israel.

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