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6 months ago
6 months ago
the UN General Assembly adopted the Plan as Resolution
United Kingdom would withdraw no later August 1 1948
The new state
The British administration
following a six-month-long Arab General Strike and armed insurrection
Ben-Gurion explained that partition would be a first step to "possession of the land as a whole"
Jewish Agency executive, was as well as by Chaim Weizmann.
the British government issued a policy statement declaring that "the political, administrative and financial difficulties involved in the proposal to create independent Arab and Jewish States inside Palestine are so great that this solution of the problem is impracticable".
declared that it was "not part of [the British government's] policy that Palestine should become a Jewish State", sought to limit Jewish immigration to Palestine and restricted Arab land sales to Jews.
President Truman asked for the admission of 100,000 Holocaust survivors into Palestinebut the British maintained limits on Jewish immigration in line with the 1939 White Paper. The Jewish community rejected the restriction on immigration and organized an armed resistance.
Suez Crisis, Egypt agreed to the stationing of a United Nations Emergency Force
Egypt blocked to Israeli shipping
Israel invaded the Egyptian Sinai
the CIA estimated
Syria signed a mutual defense agreement with Egypt
Yom Kippur War Start
the Sinai to ensure all parties would comply with the Armistice Agreements.
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