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Indian Leader Warns Britain on Palestine

GREAT BRITAIN HAD WARNING TODAY, SERVED BY A PROMINENT INDIAN LEADER, THAT UNLESS SHE SOLVED THE PALESTINE PROBLEM TO THE SATISFACTION OF MOSLEMS SHE WAS “SETTING UP A SORE WHICH WILL NEVER HEAL.”

THE CAUTION WAS OFFERED BY SIR ZAFRULLAH KHAN, HEAD OF THE INDIAN DELEGATION TO THE IMPERIAL CONFERENCE, FORMERLY OF THE INDIAN ROUNDTABLE CONFERENCE AND INDIA’S REPRESENTATIVE AT THE CORONATION, IN THE COURSE OF AN ADDRESS ON “WORLD EVENTS AND ANGLO-MOSLEM FRIENDSHIP.”

SPEAKING AT A MEETING YESTERDAY IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS COMMITTEE ROOM, PRESIDED OVER BY LORD LAMINGTON, SIR ZAFRULLAH CONTENDED PALESTINE WAS NOT ONLY A QUESTION OF ARABS AND JEWS BUT WAS BOUND TO BECOME A MOSLEM QUESTION AND ASSERTED THAT MOSLEMS WOULD NEVER AGREE TO THE HOLY LAND BEING SUBJECTED TO ANY RULE BUT MOSLEM.

SIR ZAFRULLAH SUGGESTED A CONFERENCE OF ALL INTERESTS INVOLVED, PREFERABLY TO BE HELD OUTSIDE OF PALESTINE, TO INVESTIGATE A PLAN UNDER WHICH PALESTINE WOULD BE ADMINISTERED ON A GENERAL BASIS WITH ARABS HAVING THE DOMINATING POSITION IN THE GOVERNMENT AND JEWS HAVE THE SECURITY OF MINORITY RIGHTS.

SIR ZAFRULLAH EMPHASIZED HE HARBORED NO HOSTILITY TOWARD THE JEWS AND SPOKE TO GREAT BRITAIN AS A FRIEND.

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