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Jewish Agency Charges British Attitude on Palestine and U.N. is “irresponsible”

A Jewish Agency spokesman today labelled “cyncally irresponsible” a statement last week by a British representative at the United Nations that Britain was not necessarily bound by a U.N. decision on Palestine and that it had no intention of surrendering the Palestine Mandate at this time.

Pointing out that the British have already won a breathing spell until September by merely submitting the Palestine dispute to the international body, the ##gency spokesman said: “We have always charged that British policy since the end of the war has been chiefly concerned with delaying the solution of the Palestine problem. We believe that there is hardly another method so likely to throw the country into turmoil and anarchy. Here the British Government talks of law and order, and ##ermits its own announcement to wreck any confidence in its intentions and actions.”