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S/617
8 December 1947

ENGLISH
Original: FRENCH


TELEGRAM DATED 7 DECEMBER 1947 FROM THE EGYPTIAN MINISTER FOR
FOREIGN AFFAIRS TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL


In virtue of the resolution adopted by the General Assembly on 29 November 1947, the Security Council is requested to take the necessary steps to implement the plan for the partition of Palestine as provided in the said plan. In all probability the Security Council will soon be convened to examine the Palestinian question. In application of the terms of Article 31 of the Charter and of Articles 14, 37 and 38 of the Council's Provisional Rules of Procedure the Egyptian Government, as a party interested in the Palestinian question and in the maintenance of peace in Palestine, asks to be represented at the Security Council's session to examine the Palestinian question. The Egyptian Government appoints and accredits Mahmoud Bey Fawzi, its permanent delegate to the United Nations, as delegate plenipotentiary to the above session. I have the honour to be etc.


(signed) AHMAD MOHAMMAD KHASHABA PASHA
Egyptian Minister for Foreign
Affairs


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