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A/AC.21/UK/83
24 March 1948




24 March 1948



UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION

Communication Received From United Kingdom
Delegation Concerning Movements of Arab Legion





The following communication, concerning the recent transfer of units of the Arab Legion into the Hebron area from Transjordan, has been received from Mr. Fletcher-Cooke of the United Kingdom Delegation.






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UNITED KINGDOM DELEGATION TO THE UNITED NATIONS
Empire State Building

New York 1, New York
23rd March, 1948

My dear Bunche,

You may have seen reports in the New York press to the effect that several units of the Arab Legion have recently moved into the Hebron area from Transjordan as a result of orders received from the Arab League.

2. I have been in communication with Jerusalem on this point and have received the following information: -

3. This information has been given to the Jewish Agency representatives in New York in reply to an enquiry received from them.

Yours sincerely,
(Signed)
(J. Fletcher-Cooke)

Dr. Ralph J. Bunche,
Principal Secretary to the United Nations
Commission on Palestine,
United Nations,
Lake Success.


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