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Britain Reported Ready to Offer U.N. Draft Calling for Israel’s Troop Withdrawal

The British Government is set to launch a Middle East “peace offer” of its own at the United Nations Security Council, it was reported here today.

According to the reports, Foreign Secretary George Brown has instructed Britain’s chief representative at the U.N., Lord Caradon, to present a “compromise” resolution which would have support of the Arab states, the Soviet Union and France. The so-called compromise, it was said, who order Israel to withdraw its troops from the occupied Arab areas — without, however, ensuring the of Arab-Israel settlement that would provide security for Israel’s borders.