Assassination of UN Mediator – Cablegrams from Acting SecGen


CABLEGRAMS FROM ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL DATED 17 SEPTEMBER 1948 TO R. BUNCHE, PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TO MEDIATOR, AND TO GENERAL LUNDSTROM, CHIEF OF STAFF OF MEDIATOR, CONCERNING ASSASSINATION OF UNITED NATIONS MEDIATOR

1. RALPH BUNCHE,

JERUSALEM.

"IN LIGHT TRAGIC NEWS CONCERNING COUNT BERNADOTTE I EMPOWER YOU TO ASSUME FULL AUTHORITY PALESTINE MISSION UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE"
SOBOLEV
ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL

1. GENERAL LUNDSTROM,

HAIFA.

"REQUEST YOU MAKE FULLEST INVESTIGATION OF CIRCUMSTANCES SHOOTING COUNT BERNADOTTE CABLE IMMEDIATELY ALL DETAILS IN YOUR POSSESSION AND CONITNUE SENDING BY URGENT CABLE EVERY ADDITIONAL DETAIL AS SOON AS YOU RECEIVE IT"
SOBOLEV
ACTING SECRETARY-GENERAL

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Document symbol: S/1003
Document Type: Cablegram
Document Sources: Secretary-General, Security Council, United Nations Mediator on Palestine
Subject: Armed conflict
Publication Date: 17/09/1948
2019-03-12T20:02:39-04:00

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