SUB-COMMITTEE I APPROVES PARTION PLAN

Convening in public under the Chairmanship of Mr. Ksawery Pruszynski (Poland), the Sub-Committee this afternoon completed its Plan of Partition of Palestine which will now go to the Ad Hoc Committee for full debate.

The Sub-Committee unanimously decided that the City of Jerusalem should be placed under the authority of the Trusteeship Council.

The sub-Committee also approved the draft text of the Preamble of the Recommendations on Palestine that the General Assembly will be called upon to pass.

The Ad Hoc Committee will convene this evening at 8:00 p.m., in order to receive the Reports of Sub-Committee 1 (Partition) and Sub-Committee 2 (Unitary Independent State).

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Document symbol: GA/PAL/73
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Document Type: Press Release
Document Sources: General Assembly Ad Hoc Committee on the Palestinian Question
Subject: Palestine question
Publication Date: 19/11/1947