Sections of Israel Sought by Arabs Enumerated at U.N. Debate

Arab League delegates today called for repatriation of Arab refugees as the sole means of solution of the Middle East’s problems–while one of the speakers, Ahmed Shukairy of Syria, called upon Israel to give up “first and foremost Western Galilee, the central zone, Lydda, Ramleh, Jaffa, new Jerusalem and the southern areas.”

Neither the development of irrigation projects, nor the establishment of any constructive means leading toward self-support of the Arab refugees would be satisfactory, the United Nations was told by Mr. Shukairy and by Abdul M. Rifa’i of Jordan. Jordan, while not a member of the United Nations, was permitted to participate in the refugee debate, but without a vote.

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