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Israel to Deport Red Spy Soblen

June 29, 1962 - The Israeli Government is determined to deport Dr. Robert A. Soblen as quickly as possible to the U.S., a highly placed official said today. The official added that there was general agreement that Soblen should be deported as soon as court action could be completed without violating any legal safeguards that are his under Israeli law. He said the Government was anxious that Israel not be turned into a haven for Jewish criminals. The 62-year-old psychiatrist flew to Tel Aviv on Tuesday, two days before he was to surrender in New York to begin serving a life sentence for spying for the Soviet Union.

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