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U.N. is Pressured to Revive Jerusalem Issue at Special Assembly, Trygve Lie Says

Pressure is being exerted by some governments in the United Nations for the calling of a special session of the General Assembly to deal with Jerusalem, Secretary-General Trygve Lie indicated during the week-end.

In response to a question on the subject at his weekly press conference, Mr. Lie said he had received no formal request for a special session but admitted that the subject came up in informal talks with some delegates. When asked if the talks revolved around the Jerusalem issue, he replied that several questions including Jerusalem were mentioned.