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Palestine Arabs Decide to Participate in Round-table Conference if Mufti is Delegate

The Palestine Arab Higher Committee decided tonight to accept the British Government’s invitation to participate in talks in London on Palestine “providing the Palestine Arab delegation includes Haj Amin El Husseini, the Mufti of Jerusalem.”

The decision, reached after a two-hour session in Jerusalem, will be communicated tomorrow to General Sir Alan Cunningham, High Commissioner, by Jamal Husseini, vice-chairman of the committee. A memorandum, to be submitted by Jamal Husseini to Cunningham, will also emphasize that Palestine Arab participation in the talks is contingent upon the discussions being unfettered and that the talks begin with recognition of the Palestine Arabs’ rejection of all forms of partition.