Recent reports in the Palestine press to the effect that the Palestine government had distributed an area of 60,000 dunams of Crown lands in the neighborhood of Jericho to Bedouins were denied by H. C. Luke, Acting High Commissioner, at a press conference yesterday.
The denial was made in reply to a question by one of the newspapermen present. The Acting High Commissioner confirmed the reports that the government has undertaken steps to bring about an understanding between the Jews and the Arabs of Palestine in the dispute over the Wailing Wall.
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