U.S. Experts Studying Palestine Partition Map for Boundary Recommendations on Monday
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U.S. Experts Studying Palestine Partition Map for Boundary Recommendations on Monday

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American experts were busy today studying the partltion map prepared by the United Nations Special Committee on Palestine, in rder to enable the U.S. delegation to make concrete proposals on the boundaries to be set up between the projected Jewish and Arab states when the sub-committee on partition resumes meeting here on Monday.

Jewish Agency experts are also working on recommendations dealing with the cundaries and the transition period, which they will suomit to the sub-committee. at was predicted in U.N. circles today that, while the United States and the Soviet elegations are agreed on general principles of partition, differences will develop with regard to the interim administration of the country.


The chairman of the sub-committee, Dr. A. Gonzalez-Fernandez of Colombia, today unsuccessfully apprcached a number of non-Moslem delegations asking them to serve on his group, since he is the only non-Moslem member. The Colombian delegate as spearheading a movement to disperse all the displaced Jews among the member states of the United Nations.

Explaining why the Colombian delogation has taken the initiative on the DP question, Dr. Alfonso Lopez, head of the delegation, said today that removal of the immigration "pressure" from the Palestine issue would, in the opinion of his government, not only facilitate a solution of the Palestine problem at this aession of the assembly, but "would also assure a happier transition period to independence." When asked if by "transition" he meant partition, Dr. Lopez said it might mean any other acceptable solution.

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