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Zanbar Urges Dissolution of Refugee Camps

December 8, 1971
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The new Governor of the Bank of Israel wants the government to start planning immediately for the dissolution of refugee camps in the administered Arab territories and the integration of their inhabitants with the settled Arab population. Moshe Zanbar made the proposal at a symposium on underdeveloped countries held at the David Horowitz Institute for Developing Countries at Tel Aviv University.

Zanbar said that even though a Middle East peace is not yet in sight, the government would do well to plan a solution of the refugee problem based on their absorption within the permanent population. He said the government should consider the construction of housing and the establishment of social services in those areas. He proposed that the money come from international funds.

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