TELEGRAM DATED 7 DECEMBER 1947 FROM THE PRIME MINISTER AND ACTING MINISTER
FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF LEBANON TO THE SECRETARY-GENERAL
The Security Council having been requested, in virtue of the General Assembly's decision of 29 November 1947, to take the necessary steps to implement the plan for the partition of Palestine as provided in the said plan, and in view of the possibility of a session of the Security Council being called in the near future to consider the question of Palestine, the Lebanese Government, being an interested party in that question and in the maintenance of order in Palestine, requests, in accordance with Article 31 of the Charter and Articles 14, 37 and 38 of the Rules of Procedure of the Security Council, that it be allowed to participate in the session of the Security Council at which the question of Palestine is discussed. It appoints His Excellency Mr. Camille Chamoun, Chairman of the Lebanese delegation to the United Nations, to act as its plenipotentiary representative at the said session.
I have the honour to be, etc.,
Prime Minister and Acting Minister
for Foreign Affairs of Lebanon