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Secretary of State Says U.S. Will Cooperate with Trusteeship Council on Jerusalem

Secretary of State Dean Acheson said today that the United States will cooperate constructively with the United Nations Trusteeship Council on the Jerusalem internationalization issue although this government voted against internationalization. He made the statement in response to a question at his press conference today.

Mr. Acheson said the American representative on the Trusteeship Council will be instructed to participate in efforts to draft a statute covering the internationalization of Jerusalem. A reporter asked Mr. Acheson if he thought the U.N. could enforce Internationalization. The Secretary replied that he did not think he should be asked to drew such a conclusion.