Jews and Arabs to Have Representation at U.N. Assembly when Unscop Report Discussed
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Jews and Arabs to Have Representation at U.N. Assembly when Unscop Report Discussed

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United Nations circles today indicated that Jewish representatives, as well as spokesmen for the Palestine Arabs, will be given an opportunity to state their views on the UNSCOP recommendations before a special committee composed of delegates of the 55 countries composing the United Nations.

The committee is expected to be set up during the first week of the plenary ## on of the General Assembly, which will open on Sept. 16. The proposal to create a special group to hear Jewish and Arab arguments is motivated by the desire of some ? members to avoid lengthy discussions at the Assembly.

U.N. Secretary General Trygve Lie, at a press conference today, declined to process any opinion on the UNSCOP recommendations, and whether they would bring about final solution of the Palestine problem. He hinted that an endeavor will be made at the Assembly to accord the Palestine Arabs and the Jews the position of official spokesmanship along the lines followed at the special assembly session on Palestine.


The full text of the UNSCOP report, including the summarized recommendations ? by the majority and minority members of the Committee, is expected to be issued ? tomorrow. The report runs to about 70,000 words, and is 165 pages long. An announcement by the Secretariat says that the volume will have an appendix of 150 pages ? an annex of 50 pages. Separately, there is another annex of about 1,000 pages ? another annex of 120 pages, including testimony at the open and closed meetings ? actively.

United Nations experts all agree that the attitude of the United States will ? the deciding factor in whatever action the Assembly takes. All indications point ? the fact that Britain will make acceptance of the recommendations conditional not ? on moral aid from the United States, but also on financial and military aid, ? may be required during the interim period until the Jewish and Arab states are ? lished.

(A State Department spokesman reiterated today to the Jewish Telegraphic by that there will be no comment on the UNSCOP recommendations until the official report is received in Washington and the Department has had time to study it. London, a Foreign Office spokesman today denied reports that Britain has asked U.S. to send troops to Palestine pending the formation of an international

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