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Treaty Granting Independence to Transjordan Will Be Signed Today in London

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A treaty granting independence to Transjordan will be signed at the Foreign Office here tomorrow. Prime Minister Clement R. Attles and Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin will sign for the British Government and Emir Abdullah, ruler of Transjordan, will sign for his country.

The text of the treaty is expected to be published immediately after the signing. It will include both military and political clauses. A.S. Kirbridge, British Resident at Amman since 1939, will be the first British Minister to the Independent State of Transjordan, it is reported here.

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