CABLEGRAM DATED 19 MAY 1948 FROM THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL TRUCE COMMISSION ADDRESSED TO THE PRESIDENT OF THE SECURITY COUNCIL

Chairman of the Security Council Truce Commission instructs me to transmit to you the following message further to previous telegram.  Jewish armed forces in night penetrated defenses old City and joint up with their comrades besieged in synagogue, have brought them fresh supplies of provisions, arms and ammunition and established lines of communication with new City.  Jewish Agency this morning suggested armistice.  Am immediately transmitting proposals to Arab authorities shall inform you of results.  Nieuwenhuys Chairman of Security Council Truce Commission in Palestine; Neuville, French Consulate, Jerusalem.


Document symbol: S/759
Document Type: Cablegram
Document Sources: Security Council
Subject: Armed conflict, Jerusalem, Middle East situation, Peace proposals and efforts
Publication Date: 19/05/1948