LETTER DATED 28 OCTOBER 1948 ADDRESSED BY THE
REPRESENTATIVE OF THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNMENT
OF ISRAEL TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL
I have the honour to inform you of the contents of a message cabled to me from Tel-Aviv at 2000 hours on Wednesday, October 27th, for transmission to the Acting Mediator:
"With reference to my message to you of yesterday's date, the Provisional Government of Israel is willing to meet the Egyptian Government at any time for the purpose of negotiating either directly or through the good offices of the Acting Mediator on all differences outstanding between the two Governments – Shertok"
(Signed) Aubrey S. Eban
Representative of the Provisional
Government of Israel