NEW YORK (May. 14)
Secretary of State John Foster Dulles today refused in Jordan to associate himself with Arab criticism of former President Truman’s policy of aid to Israel, the New York Times radio broadcasts reported.
The report said that at a dinner in the Old City of Jerusalem in honor of Sec. Dulles and members of his party, the former Arab Mayor of Jerusalem told Mr. Dulles that the traditional Arab friendship for the United States had been “weakened” by President Truman’s policy of supplying “arms, money and other aid” to Israel. Mr. Dulles replied that he would not associate himself with this criticism of Mr. Truman’s Administration.