Syria and Lebanon Jion Protest to U.S. Against Congress Resolution on Palestine
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Syria and Lebanon Jion Protest to U.S. Against Congress Resolution on Palestine

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Following the example of Egypt and Iraq, the governments of Syria and Lebanon today protested to the United States against the Palestine Resolution now before Congress in Washington. A report from Beirut emphasized that the action was taken with the consent of the parliaments of these two countries which border on Palestine.

At the same time it was officially reported today from Cairo that the Egyptian Government has decided to appeal to Britain to release from internment the Palestine Arab leaders who were deported from the country for their anti-British activities and for provoking anti-Jewish riots. The Egyptian Government emphasized that the release of these Arabs is a prerequisite to formation by Arab groups in Palestine of a united representation to represent them at the pan-Arab talks in Cairo.


A manifesto protesting against the terrorist outbreaks now current in Palestine was issued today under the signatures of all Hebrew newspapers, except the Hamashkif, daily organ of the Zionist-Revisionist Party.

The manifesto condemns terrorism generally, and expresses anxiety over the acts of destruction committed by “groups of irresponsible men.” It declares that these actions are contrary to the will of the Jews in Palestine and warns the terrorist that “the Yishuv will find means of combatting outrages and sabotage.” It also pledges full support by the Jewish press in Palestine of the work of ” preventing activities which are jeopardizing the Jewish national interests.”

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