Joseph Keenan, U.S. Member of Palestine Conciliation Commission, Resigns

The White House today announced that Joseph Keenan, recently appointed U.S. delegate on the U.N. Conciliation Compassion for destine, has resigned.

His resignation take effect immediately, the White House said, adding that ##enan had resigned for personal reasons. It is not yet known who his successor will a spokesman said.

Prime Minister Peter Frazer of New Zealand was received by President Truman today, and told correspondents afterwards that “nothing has arisen to warrant military nation between Israel and the United Kingdom or any other nations. Israel has emerged ## a nation and it is only a question of time until all countries extend recognition and Israel is admitted to the United Nations,” he said.

Samir el Rifai Pasha, former Premier of Transjordan, told reporters after a all at the White House this morning that he had discussed Palestine and several other general matters” with President Truman during his discussion. Rifai Pasha’s visit to the United States is a personal and unofficial visit, a State Department spokesman said.

Kamil Abdul Rahim Bey, Egyptian Ambassador to the United States, today deled charges by the Nation Associates that Britain has released 6,000 Nazi war prisoners to fight for Egypt against Israel.

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