867N.01/10–945: Telegram

Tim Chargé in the United Kingdom (Gallman) to the Secretary of State

10527. Press gives wide coverage to news stories from Palestine concerning apprehension there of impending disorders, cessation of leave for British forces, and mass meetings of Jews urging abolition of White Paper restrictions on immigration. Locally it is reported that Foreign Secretary Bevin spent several hours yesterday discussing Palestine situation with Mr. George Hall, Colonial Secretary, and Azzam Bey, Secretary General of Arab League. It is added that he also saw Dr. Weizmann, head of Jewish Agency for Palestine, during weekend.