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UNITED
NATIONS
A

        General Assembly
Distr.
UNRESTRICTED
A/C.1/397/Rev.1
25 November 1948

ORIGINAL: ENGLISH
Dual Distribution

Third session
FIRST COMMITTEE



PALESTINE PROGRESS REPORT OF THE UNITED NATIONS
MEDIATOR ON PALESTINE

United States of America: Amendment to the Revised Draft Resolution of
the United Kingdom (Document A/C.1/394/Rev.1)



A. Delete numbered paragraph two.

B. Add the following paragraph:

“2. CALLS UPON the governments and authorities concerned to extend the scope of the negotiations provided for in the Security Council’s Resolution of 16 November 1948, and to seek agreement by negotiations conducted either directly or through the Conciliation Commission with a view to a final settlement of all questions outstanding between them.”

C. Delete numbered paragraph 4 (b) and substitute the following:

(b) that certain modifications in the territorial arrangements of the General Assembly Resolution of 29 November 1947 should be considered taking into account Part 1, Section VIII, Paragraph 4(b) of the Progress Report of the United Nations Mediator in so far as it may contribute to a peaceful adjustment of difference between the parties;”

D. Delete numbered paragraph 10 and substitute the following:

“10. RESOLVES that the Arab refugees wishing to return to their homes and live at peace with their neighbors should be permitted to do so at the earliest possible date and that adequate compensation should be paid for the property of those choosing not to return; and INSTRUCTS the Conciliation Commission to facilitate the repatriation, resettlement, and economic and social rehabilitation of the Arab refugees and the payment of compensation;”
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