Food and medical convoys for Al Faluja – Text of agreement from Israel- Cablegram from UN Acting Mediator to SecGen


CABLEGRAM DATED 25 JANUARY 1949 FROM THE ACTING MEDIATOR

TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL TRANSMITTING THE TEXT OF AN

UNDERTAKING ON FOOD AND MEDICAL CONVOYS FOR AL FALUJA

To the President of the Security Council:

I have the honour to report the following text of an undertaking on food and medical convoys for Al Faluja entered into at Rhodes on 24 January 1949 by the delegation of Israel.

"UNDERTAKING ON FOOD AND MEDICAL CONVOYS

FOR AL FALUJA

The undersigned, on behalf of the Provisional Government of Israel, hereby undertakes that pending the evacuation of Al Faluja, and subject to review at the conclusion of the present Rhodes negotiations, food and medical supplies for the sustenance of the garrison and civilian population in Al Faluja, in such quantities as may be determined by the Chief of Staff of the Truce Supervision Organization, shall be granted unobstructed passage from present Egyptian lines to Al Faluja in convoys exclusively under United Nations supervision and escort.  The Chief of Staff shall inform the designated representative of the Government of Israel of the quantities of supplies, the number of vehicles and the times of all such projected convoys, and shall take into account such recommendations relating thereto as said designated representative may deem it necessary to make."

Ralph Bunche
Acting Mediator

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Document symbol: S/1227
Document Type: Agreement, Cablegram
Document Sources: Security Council, United Nations Mediator on Palestine
Subject: Assistance, Food
Publication Date: 25/01/1949
2019-03-12T20:08:14-04:00

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