Palestine question – Termination of mandate – Letter from Saudi Arabia

QUESTION OF PALESTINE

REQUEST BY THE SAUDI ARABIAN GOVERNMENT FOR THE INCLUSION OF AN

ADDITIONAL ITEM IN THE AGENDA OF THE FIRST SPECIAL SESSION

OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY

The following letter has been received by the Secretary-General:

Royal Legation of Saudi Arabia,

2800-C Woodland Drive N.W.

Washington 8, D.C.

April 22, 1947

Excellency:

I have been instructed by my Government to request, in accordance with Rule 18 Provisional Rules of Procedure of the General Assembly, that the following item be put on the Agenda of the Special Session which convenes on April 28th, 1947.

“The termination of the mandate over Palestine and the declaration of its independence.”

Accept, Excellency, the assurances of my highest consideration.

Asad Al-Faqih

Minister

His Excellency

Trygve Lie, Secretary-General
Lake Success, New York

MAY 1 1947


Document symbol: A/291
Document Type: Letter
Document Sources: General Assembly, General Assembly 1st Special Session
Country: Saudi Arabia
Subject: Agenda Item, Palestine question
Publication Date: 22/04/1947
2019-03-11T20:17:49-04:00

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