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UNITED
NATIONS
S

      Security Council
S/2194
13 June 1951

CABLEGRAM DATED 12 JUNE 1951 FROM THE CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE TRUCE
SUPERVISION ORGANIZATION ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL,
TRANSMITTING A REPORT TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL

I have the honour in pursuance of the Security Council resolution of 17 November 1950 (S/1907) to communicate to you for transmission to the President of the Security Council the following report on activities of the Special Committee provided for in article X, paragraph 4 of the Egyptian-Israel General Armistice Agreement.

The meeting of the Egyptian-Israel Special Committee reconvened on this date, 12 June 1951, at kilometre 95 for the purpose of completing the discussion which began on 16 January 1951, as reported in document S/2047 of 21 March 1951, on the question as to whether or not the Mixed Armistice Commission has the right to demand from the Egyptian Government not to interfere with the passing of goods to Israel through the Suez Canal.

In explanation of his vote, which was contrary to the stand taken by Israel, the Chief of Staff made the following statement:

(Signed) W.E. RILEY
Major-General, United States
Marine Corps

Chief of Staff of the Truce
Supervision Organization

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