Arabs Are Seen Planning Guerrilla Warfare
Against Israel; Bases Were Pledged USSR
even verify that marines were
brought to an end."
aboard the numerous Soviet naval
Abdul Rahman Pazhwak of
While there was a possible
vessels now in Port Said and Alex-
Afghanistan, president of the
Soviet-Arab rift over the proposal
to adjourn the United Nations Gen-
statement denying Israeli
Israel Says Canal
"ral Assembly — the Arab-Africap
Will be Open to Its Vessels
charges that he had permitted
bloc having opposed the USSR prd-
or It Will Bar Egypt's
the rostrum of the General As-
uosal for a compromise that would
JERUSALEM (JTA)—Israel re-
include a clause for the recogni-
and scurrilous religious incite- ' sponded to threats by Egypt to bar
lion of Israel—Egypt's President
of the Suez Canal by force to
Nasser absolved Russia of blame '
Israeli vessels by reaffirming its
lowed a long, rambling speech by
for his military fiasco in his 21-
that either Israel and
Jamil Baroody, Saudi Arabian
hour address Sunday. Nasser is be-
delegate, in which he expressed
Egypt could both use the water-
lieved to be planning guerrilla
way or that neither could.
regrets, in discussing the holy
warfare against Israel.
places that, "this time there will
The stand was restated here af-
At the UN, the General Assembly
be no Jesus to drive the money- ' ter a meeting in Cairo between Lt.
voted to refer the entire Middle
changers from the Temple."
Gen. Odd Bull, director of the
East question for continued debates
Pazhwak said that at one point United Nations observation activi-
by the Security Council. By a vote
ties on the canal, and Salah Gohar,
of 63 to 26, with 27 abstentions — in Baroody's speech, he sent him deputy minister for foreign af-
Israel among the abstainers— the a note of appeal which the speaker fairs. Gohar reportedly told Gen.
General Assembly's unsuccessful
Bull that Egypt would never per-
sessions ended without adopting orally to say that the speaker's mit Israeli navigation through the
Russia's demand for rebukes to statement w a s irrelevant. "It canal. One of the events which led
Israel coupled with a demand for
' to the sharp fighting along the
withdrawal of its troops to the pre- erence in the Saudi Arabian state- canal last Saturday was the pres-
ment may be intepreted as offen-
ence of Israeli patrol ships on the
The president of the General
said. "That reference was made at eastern side of the waterway.
Assembly was authorized to re-
Officials here indicated that the
the last stage of his speech."
convene the body "as and when
only way Egypt could enforce
Israel submitted to the Secur-
necessary." Arab spokesmen
ultimatum would be by
ity Council 11 pages of copies of
made their intention known to
shooting at Israeli vessels along
documents in Arabic containing
have the assembly back in ses-
the canal's eastern shore at the
Jordanian military operational
sion soon as a forum for anti-
northern tip of the waterway. At
orders which included instruc-
Israel demonstrations as it was
that point the canal is only about
during the past five weeks. No
104) yards wide and the Egyptians
habitants of the Israel population
council meeting was scheduled
bar the Israeli ships by force.
for the immediate future.
any new escalation in
In a letter To
The adjournment resolution had
the support of the Soviet Union Gideon Rafael to Thant, the UN the current stalemate, Israeli ves-
after it had become clear that all membership was informed that the sels, most of them torpedo boats,
attempts at a substantive resolu• original documents were available are not moving in the Canal's
lion had failed. Foreign Minister for inspection at the offices of the northern tip, thus avoiding Egyp-
tian fire which Israel would feel
Andrei Gromyko of the USSR cacti. Israel Mission to the United Na-
gated the United States after the tions? Reproductions of the docu- . compelled to answer. Israeli yes-
voting for what he called Washing- ments were circulated July 18 to sels are using the waterway near
ton's "spirit of hostility" towards the UN membership as an official the southern end, by Bitter Lake,
the Arabs and its support of Is- General Assembly and Security where the waterway is wide
enough to keep Israeli ships out-
rael. Ambassador Arthur J. Gold- Council Document.
side the effective range of Egyp-
berg replied that the Russian knew Arabs Will Attempt Guerrilla
tian guns there. Israeli sources feel
Behind Israeli Lines
"more than anybody else in this Tactics
LONDON (JTA) — The London that these Israeli-flagged ships are
hall" that the United States had
enforcing Israeli's presence in the
made every effort "to arrive at a Daily Mail warned that the Arabs canal waters.
meeting of the minds" which the would try to reverse Israeli gains
Defense Minister Moshe Dayan
assembly could approve.
reported to the weekly meeting of
Goldberg noted that Soviet Pre- lines." The newspaper said that the Cabinet Sunday on his discus-
mier Alexei Kosygin had told the "the Egyptians used to do a lot of sions with Lt. Gen. Bull prior to
assembly, on June 19, that "every damage in this way with their his departure for Cairo.
people enjoys the right to establish "fedayeen" raids. But the real ex-
The cabinet, however, did not
an independent national state of its perts at the game are the Algerian discuss major political and inter-
own." In Goldberg's view, that forces who have recently arrived
problems at its Session,
statement had placed the Soviet in Cairo. They have nothing to due to the absences of both Prime
Union in a position of conceding learn about the knife in the night Minister Levi Eshkol and Foreign
that the Arab states should and the silent kidnaping. Unless Minister Abba Eban. Eshkol was
acknowledge Israel's right to exist the world powers come to their recovering from an attack of in-
senses, we can soon expect to see
as an independent state.
fluenza and Eban was en route
Foreign Minister Abba S. Eban the whole panoply of subversion, home from New York. The cabinet
of Israel told the assembly after as practiced by the Viet Cong in was to hold a special session later
the vote—on which the Israeli dele- South Vietnam, unleashed in Is- this week when both Eshkol and
gation had abstained—that Israel raeli-held territory."
Eban would be able to attend.
A pro-Nasser newspaper in Bei-
stood ready now to negotiate a
The cabinet approved a bill au-
peace settlement with the Arab rut reported July 18 that an Arab thorizing a two-year income tax
states. In the course of Israeli- "underground" had been estab- exemption for persons donating
Arab peace negotiations, he de- lished on the West Bank of the Jor- funds to a number of causes. Those
clared, all parties would be "free dan, in Jerusalem and in the Gaza causes are the Jewish National
to present and examine any claims Strip to wage a guerrilla war of Fund; the Keren Hayesod, finan-
or proposals in an effort to reach liberation against Israel. The news- cial arm of the World Zionist Or-
paper, Al-Anwar, said the Arab
ganization; the Moshe Sharett Fund
units would wage their battle along
An attack upon Israel during
for Cancer Research, and Hadas-
the lines of the Viet Cong in Viet- sah. The exemption will apply to 30
the UN debates by Gromyko
drew a sharp reply from Israel's
per cent of the donated sums.
The London Daily Express re-
Ambassador Gideon Raphael.
The cabinet approved appoint-
ported from Amman that Presi-
"No state can be expected to
ment of Dr. Zvi Dinstein as deputy
dent Nasser had promised the
yield to the demands and claims
minister of finance. He had been
Russians two bases in return for
of its neighbors while they pro-
deputy minister of defense when
their military and political aid.
claim a state of war against it,
Eshkol held that portfolio.
The Russians would be given a
avow their desire to bring about its
Lt. Gen. Bull reported to Thant
destruction, and withhold recog- naval base at Mersa Matruh, a Tuesday that the situation in the
nition of its sovereign rights," Am- fishing port 140 miles west of Alex- Suez Canal sector "remains gen-
bassador Rafael said. "Neither the andria, the paper said. The other erally quiet."
Soviet Union nor any other country base would be in the Sinai Penin-
As to the situation on the Israeli-
has acted or would act in the way sula—now in Israeli hands—and Syrian ceasefire line, he reported
that the Soviet government is now would be for Soviet aircraft.
"the situation in general remains
The newspaper reported that the quiet." A spokesman for the Unit-
suggesting that Israel should act."
The Israeli envoy denied that Soviet flotilla now in Egyptian ed Nations said Tuesday that 10
was strengthened July 19 UN observers were now stationed
Israel had violated the ceasefire
saying that "there is no interna- by the arrival of another destroyer at Ismailia and at Kantara.
tional authority or factual basis for at Alexandria.
(The Columbia Broadcasting
that allegation." The allegation of
Israeli "aggression," he said, "has System reported that a new ele-
no foundation whatever, it was put ment had been added to the pres-
by the Soviet Union to the test of a ence of Soviet naval forces in the
vote in the Security Council on Mediterranean with the disclosure
June 14 and at the General Assem- that the flotilla included landing
bly on July 4 and was emphatically craft carrying Soviet marines
trained for landing operations.)
rejected by both organs.
(In Washington, the State De-
Referring to Gromyko's
partment said it had no confirma-
warning of "a wider military con-
tion of reports that Soviet marine
flict and renewed hostilities,"
detachments had gone ashore from
Rafael said: "if the ceasefire is
Russian ships and were deploying
observed, and all member states
at Ismailia and along the Suez
refrain from illicit intervention,
Canal. Spokesman Robert McClos-
the conflict will not be widened
said the department could not
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to The Jewish News)
10—Friday, July 28, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
French People Support Israel in Mid East War
of Charles de Gaulle's Middle East
stand, branding Israel as aggres-
sor and calling for unconditional
withdrawal, is widespread in
France, according to a poll con-
ducted by L'Expresse, as reported
by the Guardian of London.
At the war's outbreak, 56 per
cent of those questioned favored
the Israeli cause, 2 percent the
Arab cause and 42 percent were
indifferent. Six percent considered
Israel to be the aggressor, 54 per-
cent blamed the Arabs for hostil-
ities. Almost two-thirds were
opposed to French intervention in
Responsibility for the war was
attributed by 51 per cent to the
Arabs, 34 per cent to Russia, 29 per
cent to the United States and 17
per cent to Israel.
The Guardian commented on the
figures stating "If these figures
accurately represent public opinion,
one can judge what a bombshell
General deGaulle's decaration on
June 21 must have been when he
condemned Israel aggression and
said American intervention in Viet-
nam was the root cause of the out-
break of hostilities."
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