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Yugoslav Member of UNEF Seeks Israel Asylum; Belgrade Requests Return

April 13, 1964
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The Israel Government has been requested by Yugoslavia to return a Yugoslav member of the United Nations Emergency Force in Gaza, who surrendered last week to an Israeli unit in the Negev and requested asylum. The details of the incident were reported by Prime Minister Levi Eshkol to the Cabinet today, The Government has not yet taken a decision on the legal aspects of the matter.

According to the Yugoslav request, the soldier deserted from his unit after he was charged with theft. The soldier acknowledged that he was charged, but said that he is not guilty,

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