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UNITED
NATIONS
S

        Security Council
Distr.
GENERAL
S/13938
13 May 1980

Original: ENGLISH

REPORT BY THE SECRETARY-GENERAL UNDER SECURITY COUNCIL
RESOLUTION 468 (1980)


1. In its resolution 468 (1980) of 8 May 1980 concerning the expulsion of the Mayors of Hebron and Halhoul and of the Sharia Judge of Hebron, the Council called upon the Government of Israel as occupying Power to rescind these illegal measures and to facilitate the immediate return of the expelled Palestinian leaders so that they could resume the functions for which they were elected and appointed. The Council further requested the Secretary-General to report upon the implementation of the resolution.

2. The text of the above resolution was immediately brought to the attention of the Government of Israel by the Secretary-General, who had also previously made representations to the Government of Israel in this regard.

3. On 9 May the Permanent Mission of Israel informed the Secretary-General that the Government of Israel was unable to allow the expelled Mayors of Hebron and Halhoul and the Sharia Judge of Hebron to return, for reasons indicated in the statement made by the Permanent Representative of Israel before the Security Council.

4. In this connexion the Secretary-General has noted reports that the Mayors of Hebron and Halhoul and the Sharia Judge of Hebron were denied re-entry into the West Bank by the Israeli authorities on 11 May.

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