LAUSANNE (Sep. 7)
The Conciliation Commission today turned down proposals by the Israel and Egyptian delegations at the peace talks here that the parley be continued in Lausanne rather than break up and reassemble in New York next month. The Commission members will pack and leave for New York next week.
The Egyptians told the Commission what their territorial demands are and wish to hear Israel’s reaction to them. The chief Egyptian delegate told the Commission that his country wants to get out of the “Palestine entanglement” as soon as possible.
The Israelis would like to continue negotiating here. They feel that progress–albeit slow and little–has been made at Lausanne and they would like the Commission to adopt more energetic measures to speed up the work here.