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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
A/71/340
16 August 2016

Original: English

Seventy-first session
Item 49 of the provisional agenda*
United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine
Refugees in the Near East



Persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities

Report of the Secretary-General

1. In its resolution 70/84 on persons displaced as a result of the June 1967 and subsequent hostilities, the General Assembly requested the Secretary-General, after consulting with the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), to report on the progress made with regard to the implementation of the resolution. The present report is submitted to the Assembly pursuant to that request.

2. On 20 July 2016, the Secretary-General addressed a note verbale to the Permanent Representatives of Member States to the United Nations, including the Permanent Representative of Israel, in which he drew attention to his reporting responsibility under resolutions 70/83 to 70/86 and requested them to inform him of any action that their Governments had taken or envisaged taking in the implementation of the relevant provisions of the resolutions.
3. In a note verbale dated 15 August 2016, the Permanent Mission of Israel replied as follows:

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1 Other registered persons” refers to those who, at the time of original registration, did not satisfy all of the Agency’s criteria for “Palestine refugee”, but who were determined to have suffered significant loss and/or hardship for reasons relating to the 1948 conflict in Palestine; it also includes persons who belong to the families of other registered persons. and, as noted above, even those records, in particular with regard to the location of registered refugees and other registered persons.




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