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Security Council
Distr.
UNRESTRICTED

S/1272
2 March 1949

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH


CABLEGRAM DATED 2 MARCH 1949 FROM THE ACTING MEDIATOR
TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL CONCERNING ARMISTICE NEGOTIATIONS

FOR PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL,

IN PURSUANCE OF RESOLUTION OF SECURITY COUNCIL OF 16 NOVEMBER 1948, ARMISTICE NEGOTIATIONS UNDER THE CHAIRMANSHIP OF THE UNITED NATIONS BETWEEN REPRESENTATIVES OF ISRAEL AND TRANSJORDAN, AND ISRAEL AND LEBANON ARE BEING HELD SIMULTANEOUSLY AT RHODES AND RASEN NAKOURA (ON THE LEBANESE PALESTINE BORDER) RESPECTIVELY. IN BOTH OF THESE NEGOTIATIONS THE DELEGATIONS CARRY CREDENTIALS FROM THEIR RESPECTIVE GOVERNMENTS AUTHORIZING THEM TO NEGOTIATE AND CONCLUDE AN ARMISTICE AGREEMENT. BOTH NEGOTIATIONS BEGAN ON 1 MARCH.

    RALPH BUNCHE
    ACTING MEDIATOR

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