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King of Yemen, Emir Abdullah of Transjordan Protest to U.S. on Palestine Resolution

The King of Yemen, and the Emir of Transjordan have communicated with the United States Government protesting against passage of the Palestine resolution which has been introduced in both the Senate and the House of Representatives.

King Zaidi Imam Yahya of Yemen conveyed his protest through his representative at Cairo who called on U.S. Minister Alexander Kirk. Expressing sympathy for the plight of the persecuted European Jews, the Yemen memorandum added that the King “resented the movement directed against the rightful people of Palestine.” Emir Abdullah’s protest was cabled directly to President Roosevelt. He asserted that the introduction of the resolution in Congress has produced “a painful impression among the countries of the Near East.”