U. N. Truce Team in Jerusalem Forms Nucleus for India-pakistan Duty

The United Nations announced today that 30 military members of the U.N. Truce Supervision Force in Jerusalem have been named to form the nucleus of a new U.N. agency to supervise the Indian-Pakistanian ceasefire under the latest Security Council resolution.

The 30 men left Israel and Jordan today. They will serve under Lt. Gen. Odd Bull, chief of staff of UNTSO in Jerusalem. A force of about 470 members of the UNTSO staff will remain on duty at their headquarters in Jerusalem’s no-man’s-land to continue supervising implementation of the 1949 armistice agreements between Israel on the one hand and Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon on the other.

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