U.N. Conciliation Commission Regrets Failure to Achieve Palestine Peace Settlement

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.

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