LAUSANNE (May. 13)
Representatives of a group of Arab refugees from the Jaffa and Lydda districts today appeared before the U.N. Conciliation Commission and presented special property claims against Israel. The Commission promised to consider these claims when reviewing next week’s agenda of the Arab-Israeli talks.
(From Tel Aviv it was reported that the Israeli-Syrian armistice talks ended towards evening today without further progress being made. The talks will re resume on Tuesday.)
It was learned today that on the Arab refugee issue, the Israeli answer to the U.N. Conciliation Commission provides a number of affirmative possibilities, such as the release of frozen Arab cash in Israeli banks, protection of Arab property, and the safeguarding of minorities.