Israel and Jordan Officers Decide to Set Up Demarcation Line; Work Starts July 1
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Israel and Jordan Officers Decide to Set Up Demarcation Line; Work Starts July 1

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High military officers of Israel and Jordan met today and decided to set up a demarcation line from Ein Gadi to the Jordan River. The line will be divided into sectors and each nation will be responsible for the cost of erecting and maintaining the demarcation markers in their respective sectors.

Construction of the demarcation line is scheduled to begin July 1 under the supervision of a committee composed of Israel, Jordan and United Nations representatives.

The last group of Arabs to leave Israel and to join their relatives in Jordan crossed the demarcation line today in Jerusalem. The group was composed of 15 elderly persons whose families moved to Amman, capital of Jordan, at the outbreak of hostilities in Palestine. The Jordan government announced that after this group no more would be accepted.

Andrew Cordier, Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations who is now on a tour of all U.N. missions, conferred here today with Israel Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett before leaving for Beirut. M. Cordier met last night with Mr. Sharett and Berl Locker, chairman of the Jewish Agency executive, and discussed with them unofficially problems concerning conciliation of the Palestine conflict and armistice agreements between Israel and the Arab states.

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