Israel Seeking New Approach to Palestine Problem in U.N. Conciliation Body Meets
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Israel Seeking New Approach to Palestine Problem in U.N. Conciliation Body Meets

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The Israel delegation had begun to sound out other delegations in the search for a new approach to the Palestine problem, it was learned here today.

At the same time, it was learned that Israel is preparing a memorandum to be circulated to all delegations later this week, calling for a total rejection of the U.N. Conciliation Commission plan for the demilitarization and internationalization of the Jerusalem area. The memorandum will analyze the commission instrument in detail and will urge all delegations to turn it down when it comes before the Assembly.

In its private discussions with delegations, now being carried on, it is understood that the Israelis are seeking to arrive at constructive proposals that could replace the Commission plan. One probable prospect is a resolution limited to the establishment of international control of the Holy Places. It is not yet known, however. whether such a proposal will come from the Israel delegation itself.

Meanwhile the Commission met in another closed meeting in New York late this afternoon. Neither Arab nor Israel representatives were invited and it was not revealed what the Commission members would discuss.

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