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UNITED
NATIONS
A S

      General Assembly
      Security Council
A/6753
S/8052

10 July 1967

Fifth emergency special session
Agenda item 5


Measures taken by Israel to change the status of
the City of Jerusalem

Report of the Secretary-General

1. The General Assembly, in operative paragraph 3 of its resolution 2253 (ES-V) adopted on 4 July 1967, requested the Secretary-General "to report to the General Assembly and the Security Council on the situation and on the implementation of the present resolution not later than one week from its adoption".

2. In a letter dated 5 July addressed to the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Israel, the Secretary-General requested the Minister to draw the above-mentioned resolution to the attention of his Government as a matter of urgency.

3. On 10 July the Secretary-General received the following reply from the Minister for Foreign Affairs, transmitted by the Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations:

"I have the honour to transmit to you the following reply from the Minister for Foreign Affairs to your letter of 5 July 1967:

(1) The Holy Places
The universal interest


Please accept, Mr. Secretary-General, the assurances of my highest
consideration.

Abba Eban
Minister for Foreign Affairs'


"Please accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.


"(Signed) Gideon RAFAEL
Permanent Representative of Israel
to the United Nations"



*Also issued under the symbol S/8052.


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