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Israeli-transjordan Commission on Jerusalem Meets Today

June 7, 1949
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The special Israeli-Transjordan committee on Jerusalem will meet here again tomorrow to consider an eight-point agenda drafted at earlier session.

Among the points to be discussed is the fate of the Trappist Monastery at Latrun, which is presently situated in no-man’s land. French and Catholic circles op-pose the inclusion of the monastery in Israeli territory. The reason for this position appears to be the fact that the monastery’s extensive fields are cultivated by Arab agricultural laborers who receive wages much smaller than those paid to similar laborers in Israel.

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