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U N I T E D N A T I O N S

Security Council
Distr.
UNRESTRICTED

S/1005
18 September 1948

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH


CABLEGRAM FROM FOREIGN MINISTER OF PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL DATED 17 SEPTEMBER 1948 ADDRESSED TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL CONCERNING ASSASSINATION OF UNITED NATIONS MEDIATOR


"OUTRAGED BY ABOMINABLE ASSASSINATION OF UNITED NATIONS MEDIATOR COUNT BERNADOTTE AND OBSERVER COLONEL SEROT BY DESPERADOES AND OUTLAWS WHO ARE EXECRATED BY ENTIRE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL AND JEWISH COMMUNITY OF JERUSALEM. GOVERNMENT OF ISRAEL IS ADOPTING MOST VIGOROUS AND ENERGETIC MEASURES TO BRING ASSASSINS TO JUSTICE AND ERADICATE EVIL.


    MOSHE SHERTOK
    MINISTER FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS


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