Secretary of State James F. Dyrnes today announced at his press conference that the United States members of the Anglo-American inquiry committee on Palestine will be selected by President Truman and that the committee will begin work as soon as the members are selected.
Though no names have yet been mentioned, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learns that a British suggestion, which is now under consideration, provides that the committee to composed of six to eight members, with the probable inclusion of one member of the House of Commons, one member of the House of Lords and one or two experts.
Mr. Byrnes emphasized that he doubted whether President Truman had time during the past three days to select the American members of the delegation, but added that the objective was to have the committee formed promptly.
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