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Security Council
Distr.
UNRESTRICTED

S/1420
19 November 1949

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH


CABLE DATED 17 NOVEMBER 1949 FROM THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN
AFFAIRS OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN ADDRESSED
TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

ISRAELI AUTHORITIES CONTINUALLY EXPELLING INHABITANTS FROM THEIR TERRITORIES ACROSS ARMISTICE DEMARCATION LINES IN MANNER WHICH THEY USED TO BAQA GHARBIYA.

ON SEVENTH NOVEMBER, ISRAELIS EXPELLED TWO THOUSAND MEN, WOMEN, CHILDREN FROM BEERSHEBA AREA INTO ARAB SECTOR. BEFORE ARABS WERE EXPELLED THEY WERE SEVERELY MALTREATED, THEIR HOMES DESTROYED, THEIR CATTLE, SHEEP, BELONGINGS LOOTED.

JORDAN GOVERNMENT STRONGLY PROTEST AGAINST UNWARRANTED ISRAELI ACTION AND CALLS ON YOU NOTIFY SECURITY COUNCIL FOR TAKING APPROPRIATE ACTION WITH VIEW RETURN EXPELLED ARABS THEIR RESPECTIVE AREAS, HAND BACK LOOTED BELONGINGS, ANIMALS, AND RESTORE THEIR DESTROYED HOMES, PROPERTY.

RUHI ABDUL HADI
MINISTER FOREIGN AFFAIRS
HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN




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