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Acheson Gratified over Arab League’s Reception to Three-power Declaration of Arms

Secretary of State Dean Acheson this week-end welcomed the reception of the Arab League to the three-power joint declaration on supplying arms to Middle East states.

Mr. Acheson said he is happy over the reception given the declaration by the Arabs and expressed the belief that the Arab announcement last week on the three-power declaration is a constructive step, which will help promote peace between Israel and the Arab states. The U.S. Secretary added that the Arab League reaction should bring about Near East tranquility.