Assistant Secretary McGhee arrived in Israel at Jerusalem the morning of March 27 and left the country from the same place the evening of the following day. On March 29 he left Jordan for Cairo.
In Joint Weeka 65 from Tel Aviv, March 30, the Embassy reported that Mr. McGhee had paid courtesy calls on President Weizmann and Foreign Minister Sharett and had dined with Foreign Office officials. (784A.00(W)/3–3051) No other record of his conversations while in Israel has been found in Department of State files.
The Assistant Secretary’s visit to Israel was part of his general tour of the Near East and South Asia. For further information on this trip, see the editorial note, page 49.