17 May 1948
UNITED NATIONS PALESTINE COMMISSION
Communication Received from United Kingdom
Delegation concerning Food Supplies for
The following communication, concerning food supplies for Palestine, has been received from Mr. Fletcher-Cooke of the United Kingdom Delegation.
UNITED KINGDOM DELEGATION TO THE UNITED NATIONS
14th May 1948
My dear Bunche,
May I refer to your letter of 29th April regarding Food Supplies for Palestine.
2. I have now received the following information in reply to your enquiry relating to the supply of Sugar:-
3. Further details are not at present available, but the Food Controller in Palestine was able to inform the representatives of the Jewish and Arab importers that the quantity of sugar already ordered would be sufficient until 1st August at the present rate of consumption.
/S/ John Fletcher-Cooke
Dr. Ralph J. Bunche,
Principal Secretary to the United Nations
Commission on Palestine,