Mideast situation/Attacks – Cablegram from Jordan


CABLE DATED 17 NOVEMBER 1949 FROM THE MINISTER FOR FOREIGN

AFFAIRS OF THE HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN ADDRESSED

TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL

ISRAELI AUTHORITIES CONTINUALLY EXPELLING INHABITANTS FROM THEIR TERRITORIES ACROSS ARMISTICE DEMARCATION LINES IN MANNER WHICH THEY USED TO BAQA GHARBIYA.

ON SEVENTH NOVEMBER, ISRAELIS EXPELLED TWO THOUSAND MEN, WOMEN, CHILDREN FROM BEERSHEBA AREA INTO ARAB SECTOR. BEFORE ARABS WERE EXPELLED THEY WERE SEVERELY MALTREATED, THEIR HOMES DESTROYED, THEIR CATTLE, SHEEP, BELONGINGS LOOTED.

JORDAN GOVERNMENT STRONGLY PROTEST AGAINST UNWARRANTED ISRAELI ACTION AND CALLS ON YOU NOTIFY SECURITY COUNCIL FOR TAKING APPROPRIATE ACTION WITH VIEW RETURN EXPELLED ARABS THEIR RESPECTIVE AREAS, HAND BACK LOOTED BELONGINGS, ANIMALS, AND RESTORE THEIR DESTROYED HOMES, PROPERTY.

RUHI ABDUL HADI

MINISTER FOREIGN AFFAIRS

HASHEMITE KINGDOM OF JORDAN


Document symbol: S/1420
Document Type: Cablegram
Document Sources: Security Council
Country: Israel, Jordan
Subject: Casualties, Incidents
Publication Date: 17/11/1949
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