GENEVA (Jul. 10)
The United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine today expressed regret at having failed to achieve agreement between Israel and the Arab states to a plan which would “have hastened the return of a final peace in the Middle East.”
The Commission statement also announced the end on July 15 of the talks with both parties here. The three-nation body will proceed to U.N. headquarters in Jerusalem at the end of July in order to be closer to the parties concerned. Before leaving Geneva the Commission will submit a progress report to U.N. Secretary-General ?rygve Lie.