LONDON (Jul. 30)
Jordan and the other Arab states are reported prepared to press for the removal of Maj. Gen. E. L. M. Burns as United Nations truce chief, according to a dispatch which arrived here today from Amman. The Arabs are said to feel that Gen. Burns favors Israel.
(Commenting in the Canadian House of Commons on the report that the Arab states were demanding that Gen. Burns be removed, Minister for External Affairs Lester B. Pearson declared that the Canadian generals record spoke for itself and constituted the best denial of Jordan’s demand. Mr. Pearson asserted that an extension of Gen. Burn’s term was a matter for the general and the United Nations, not for the Canadian Government.)