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12 November 1959
UNITED NATIONS CONCILIATION COMMISSION FOR PALESTINE
ADDENDUM TO THE SEVENTEENTH PROGRESS REPORT
Note by the Secretary-General
: The Secretary-General has the honour to communicate to the Members of the United Nations, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 6 of General Assembly resolution 512 (VI) of 26 January 1952, the eleventh progress report of the United Nations Conciliation Commission for Palestine.
In paragraphs 25 and 27 of its seventeenth progress report, the Conciliation Commission gave an account of developments in connexion with the question of the release of Arab refugee bank accounts blocked in Israel in banks other than Barclay's and the Ottoman Bank. (Accounts in these two banks had already been released.)
In a letter dated 11 November 1959, the Acting Permanent Representative of Israel informed the Commission that the Government of Israel had decided to release the above accounts and that it would be glad to formulate, in consultation with the Commission, the technical arrangements for their release. The Commission had informed the representative of Israel that it would welcome consultation for this purpose.