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Britain Ready to Quit Transjordania

May 16, 1923
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Great Britain is prepared to confer independent government on Tras-jordania, the League of Nations consenting, says an official communique today. Provided a constitutional form of government is set up giving Britain the possibility to fulfill her international obligations toward that country, the British Government agrees to declare the Palestine territory east of the Jordan autonomous and not subject to Sir Herbert Samuel’s administration, the statement declares.

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