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Abba Eban

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Abba Solomon Meir Eban ( (listen); Hebrew: אבא אבן‎ [ˈ(ʔ)aba ˈ(ʔ)even]; born Aubrey Solomon Meir Eban; 2 February 1915 – 17 November 2002) was an Israeli diplomat and politician, and a scholar of the Arabic and Hebrew languages.

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