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Jewish Agency-british Government Parley Postponed

The adjourned conference between representatives of the Jewish Agency and the British government which was supposed to resume its sessions today did not reconvene and has been postponed for a few days when the government will be ready with a full reply to presentations made by the Jewish Agency’s spokesmen. It was expected that a joint statement would be issued today by the government and the Jewish Agency, but the Colonial Office informed the Jewish Telegraphic Agency that such a statement would not be forthcoming.

It is learned that while the government is interested in regaining immediately the confidence of the Jews, there nevertheless exists a sentiment that the Zionists, if they cannot forget the original White Paper, will be wise to accept it with “explanations and amplifications” to which Dr. Drummond Shiels, under-secretary for the Colonies, referred during the parliamentary debate on Palestine last week.

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