Britain to Issue Statement on Palestine Within Ten Days; May Agree to Partition

The British Government will issue a statement on Palestine within the next ten days independently of the course of the Conference on Palestine which was resumed today, it was learned here.

The statement will indicate that Britain is inclined to adopt a partition plan for Palestine, it is believed in inforned circles. The partitioning of Palestine into separate Jewish and Arab states is firmly advocated in editorials by the Manchester Guardian and the Times.

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