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March 14, 1969 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-03-14

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Criticism of Thant Implied in Eban Note on Terrorism

visage "a dangerous situation in
UNITED NATIONS (JTA)—Dip- Arabs and Israel together for di- to help our friends — all of our fighting for six to eight weeks, bas-
which the Great Powers might
rect negotiations. Jordan Radio friends — in the Middle East to ing his statement on the assertion
lomatic observers here interpreted
draw
up a blueprint for a settle-
achieve peace and security." He that Israel did not have the re-
said Premier Bahjat al-Talhouni
a note from Israel's foreign mini-
ment and then begin to exercise
sources
for
a
prolonged
war.
said
that
was
"the
reality
in
hu-
told Dr. Jarring last Saturday
ster as, implicitly criticizing Secre-
man terms which lay behind my
He said the Egyptian front at all kinds of pressures on the par-
it did not have "anything new"
tary-General U Thant for apparent-
ties to accept it even though it may
to offer in his pursuit of a peace recent talks with President Nixon the Suez Canal was so strong today
ly failing to take action aimed at
short of the major objective
formula. He had visited Cairo in London where the Mid East oc- that Israel could not penetrate it. fall
halting terrorism by guerrillas
cupied a prominent place on our
Rep. Benjamin S. Rosenthal, which is to secure a lasting Arab-
earlier in the week.
basealn Arab nations.
Israeli
peace by obligating the par-
New York Democrat, a member of
There has been no change in agenda."
Eban said in a letter delivered
ties in the area to each other."
Diplomatic sources in London the House Foreign Affairs Commit-
last week that after the Feb. 18 Egypt's stand on the Middle East
tee,' told President Nixon Monday
reported that American and So-
terrorist attack on an El Al air- conflict, which, if anything, has re-
that he was "disturbed" by reports THE DETROIT. JEWISH NEWS
viet envoys in Washington, at the
liner in Zurich, he had asked Am- portedly hardened in recent weeks.
Friday, March 14, 1969-17
that the administration is consider-
UN and in Moscow were meeting
bassador Yosef Tekoah to request Eban categorically rejected the
to arrange a possible spring or ing a plan for "phased withdraw-
that Thant pose certain questions latest exposition of Egypt's views
early summer summit confer- al" of Israeli forces from terri-
to Arab governments. "I regret which the UN emissary brought
tories they occupied in the Six-Day
ence between President Nixon
that these questions were not con- from Cairo. Eban proposed to Dr.
Jarring a procedure for further
and Soviet leaders. The Mid East War "without a genuine Arab-
veyed."
Israel settlement."
INCORPORATED
was widely expected to be con-
On Monday, Thant advised Eban talks but the content of his poposal
The Congressman wrote Mr.
sidered as part of the agenda of
that he did not believe it would be was not revealed. Dr. Jarring was
Nixon
with
a
request
for
clarifi-
a projected summit.
"helpful" if were to transmit to to return to Jerusalem at the con-
cation of American policy on pro-
In Washington, Secretary of State
the Arab governments questions clusion of Eban's visit to the Unit-
posed Big Four talks on the Mid
ed
States
this
week
to
confer
with
William
P. Rogers and Soviet Am-
about whether those governments
East. He said he was moved to
dissociated themselves from such President Richard M. Nixon and bassador Anatoly F. Dobrynin met
communicate with the President
,AiistryE
acts of violence as attacks on Is- other high U.S officials. Before to reopen talks on the Mid East
because
"despite the President's
raeli civilian airliners at Athens coming to Jerusalem again, the and other important East-West
in Fir,
ewe s
reassuring
words
at
his
press
and Zurich and whether these UN envoy will make another round problems. Informed sources said
conference, reports are circulat-
the major topic discussed was the
governments were prepared to take of visits to Arab capitals.
ing that the administration backs
A oreign inistry spokesman continuing effort to find a basis
steps against the organizations con-
a phased withdrawal of Israeli
ducting the attacks. The secretary- said r. Jarri g brought a memo- for a Four-Power approach to a
forces from occupied territories
general tacitly rebuked Israel for rand f Egyptian Foreign Mid East settlement. The U.S. has
as an agenda item for the Big
20010 James CouzensDrive
seeking to make him a conduit for Minister Mahmoud Riad which de- been awaiting a Moscow response
Four talks."
Detroit 35, Michigan
"questions or messages of a politi- manded unconditional Israeli with- to clarifications sought by Wash-
Rep. Rosenthal said that "this
drawal
from
occupied
Arab
terri-
ington about a Soviet formula.
cal or controversial nature" and
would constitute an imposed set-
Co.:-../2.2.4e
advised that the correct course tories and return to the boundaries
Diplomats here expressed sur- telment and betray the concept of
would be for a communication of June 4, 1967, the day before the prise over remarks made in South direct Arab-Israeli negotiations."
Phone:342-5666
Six-Day
War
started.
It
offered
no
from the Israel government to the
Carolina last Friday by a high- He told the President he could en-
Peace, made no reference to Is- ranking UN diplomat that "thus
Security Council.
rael's claim of navigation rights in far" preliminary bilateral talks
The secretary-general's letter
FOR IMMEDIATE DELIVERY ON THE '69 CADILLAC
also took issue with a statement by the Suez Canal and Straits of Ti- among the U.S., Soviet Union,
SEE OR CALL
Eban rejecting Thant's argument ran, mentioned nothing of agreed France and Britain "have not yet
that the first step toward peace in and secure borders and contained developed what seemed to us
no offer to end the Arab-Israeli enough common ground to make a
the Mid East would be a declared conflict. In short, it reflected the
readiness by all parties to imple- stand taken by Egyptian President Four-Power meeting useful, and
PERSONAL PICKUP & DELIVERY FOR SERVICE
ment the Security Council resolu- Nasser in his most recent and bel- we are concerned that a Four-
Power meeting should not simply
tion of Nov. 22, 1967.
ligerent speeches, the spokesman end in a conspicuous display of dis-
The Washington Post's UN cor- said.
2151 EUREKA AVENUE, WYANDOTTE
unity which would do more harm
respondent Robert Estabrook re-
Eban, who arrived in London
RES. 642-6836
CALL: BUS. 382-7820
ported that "Mr. Thant is under- Monday en route to Washington, than no meeting at all."
Ambassador Seymour Maxwell
stood to have been in touch private- told newsmen he "did not believe
ly with representatives of the the Middle East was on the verge Finger, a senior adviser to the U.S.
COuntries concerned, but the pub- of' generalized conflict." He Mission, was commenting on the
lic Israeli demand undoubtedly termed Sunday's Suez artillery bilateral talks being held here
ended any chance of useful action duel "just a cease-fire incident", among the Four Powers during the
past five weeks. His remarks con-
through these channels."
adding, "it is not the first and will trasted with those of President
Eban's note said terrorism and not be the last."
Nixon
who told a press conference
irregular warfare were as much
(Earlier, Eban told interview- last Tuesday that "We think we
violations of the Security Council's
at Lydda Airport that he saw have made considerable progress
ers
Presents
Nov. 22, 1967 Mid East resolution no evidence of deterioration of during the past week. We are cau-
as were regular military hostilities, any form in the traditionally tiously hopeful that we can make
termed
terrorism
a
major
fac-
and
friendly relations between Israel more progress and move to the
tor "retarding progess toward a
and the United States. Eban said Four-Power talks very soon."
peaceful settlement."
his impression was the Middle
The Arab League office in Cai-
The request was contained in
East policy of the Nixon admin-
ro said that its foreign ministers
Eban's second letter to Thant on
istration was a continuation of
would meet to review the entire
the subject of terrorist assaults
the policy of the previous admin-
Mid East situation and might
on Israel civilian aviation. The
istration.)
consider a Kuwait request for an
first letter, sent right after the
Arab
summit parley.
Eban's
arrival
in
London
coin-
Zurich incident, brought an ad- cided with a meeting between For-
In Washington, the State Depart-
monition from Thant that Israel
should announce its readiness to eign Secretary Michael Stewart ment denied a report in the semi-
and Egyptian President Nasser's official Cairo newspaper Al Ahram
Implement the Security Council's special diplomatic envoy Mahmoud that
the airline of Israel
the U.S. was shipping 150
1967 resolution because the "only
Stewart reportedly told Patton M-48 tanks to Israel from
Sure way" to end terrorism was Fawzi.
Fawzi
that
Britain
had
no
new
West German U.S. army camps
to make "some substantial move- peace plans for the Middle East via Rotterdam. Al Ahram said Is-
ment" toward peace.
HAS DIRECT FLIGHTS TO TEL AVIV—
Eban, in his reply, told the sec- but was anxious to see a settle- rael was trying to strengthen its
ment. A spokesman for the foreign
BUCHAREST (Roumania)?
retary-general that it was unreal- secretary said Britain stood firmly armored farces with British Cen-
turion
and
Chieftain
tanks,
Ger-
istic to ignore the responsibility of behind the Security Council's Nov. man Leopard tanks and U.S. Pat-
Do
you
want
to find out about all kinds
the states — members of the UN — 22, 1967 resolution calling for Is-
which supported and maintained rael's withdrawal from occupied tons.
of PACKAGE TOURS TO EUROPE?
The Cairo paper's editor, Mu-
the terrorist organizations respon- territories and an end to the Arab
hammed Hassanein Heikal, a Nas-
sible for I the Zurich attack and
Did you know BEE KALT TRAVEL SERVICE
states' "state of belligerency" to- ser confidant, said the Arab na-
acts
against
Israel.
Other
has a new F.I.T. and Group Department, head-
ward Israel. Fawzi met earlier in
Speaking at a press conference Paris with Charles de Gaulle and tions should attack first in the
ed by PETER GERAN, an expert for European
earlier in Jerusalem Eban de- Henry Cabot Lodge, U.S. negotia- next Mid East war from several
Travel and concerning the Socialist Coun-
bases at once — from Syria, Jor-
plored the image of Arab terror- tor on Vietnam.
dan,
Iraq
and
Egypt.
This
strate-
tries? He speaks 6 laungoges (among them
ists as "freedom fighters" which
Prime Minister Harold Wilson gy, he said, would enable Soviet-
Roumanian and Hungarian) and if you
has appeared in many Western
also
referred
to
that
resolution
in
built MIG jets to attack the heart
publications. They are terrorists,
an
address
to
a
Poale
Zion
(Labor
of
Israel
and
would
force
Israel
—PLAN A TRIP to Israel or Europe
he said, "continuing the massacre Zionist) banquet and said that Brit- to divide its troops among several
started by Hitler; their .motto is ain gave its unequivocal support to
— WANT TO ASSIST relatives from Eastern
fronts. He said the Arabs could
same
as
the
Nazi
SS—to
kill
as
the
the mission of Dr. Jarring which win despite superior Israeli tech-
Europe to come for a visit or to emigrate
many Jews as possible."
to the United States or Canada.
Eban declared that Israel will the resolution established. Wilson nology if they killed 10,000 Israelis
added,
"We
are
conscious
not
only
never return to the conditions that of the determination but of the in the first phase and continued the
— INTEND TO TAKE A CRUISE or a tour to
existed before the June, 1967 war
right of Israel to guarantees equal-
the Sunny Caribbean or Hawaii, etc.
or repeat its previous mistake of
Eban Voices Appreciation
accepting a stop-gap settlement ly of her existence and security.
We
seek
no
one-sided
solution.
At
for
Dutch
Stand
on
Israel
that would "explode in our face."
Do Not Delay—Call Today For Information
Eban said he put much more all times and whatever the cost Bid for EEC Association
or An Appointment
faith in the peace-seeking mission we've insited on the right of Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Foreign
to her national existence and secur-
of the United Nations envoy Gun- ity for that existence must be rec- Minister Eban expressed apprecia-
nar V. Jarring than in four-power
tion for the insistence by the Neth-
ognized and ensured."
NOTE: Bee Kalt's Orient Tour for Apr. 17,
talks on the Middle East. "The
Wilson warned, however, that erlands government that associate
Four Powers have interests of their
1969 Ileparture is sold out.
both sides in the Middle East con- status with the European Common
in
the
area
while
Jarring
has
Applications now accepted for the Orient Tour Oct.
own
must observe restraint and Market not be granted to Morocco
1969—April 1970.
only one interest and that is that of flict
and Tunisia unless the same status
the international community and accept concessions "in the longer is accorded Israel. Eban said he
term interests of peace." He said
ils yearning for peace."
had
approached the West German
Dr. Jarring conferred Sunday that restraint and concessions by ambassador to Israel with the hope
4626 N WOODWARD. ROYAL OAK
oa d
with Eban and Acting Premier both sides were the "reality in hu- that
members of the Com-
Yigal Allon in Jerusalem. He is man terms which lies behind the mon other
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Power talks de%
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