Bevin and Partition

Ernest Bevin, Foreign Minister of the British Government from 1945-1951, said this in a parliamentary debate in 1947:

A good many people have said that the way out of the difficulty is to have partition…but really we cannot make two viable States of Palestine, however we may try.   We can make one viable State, and, so far as I can see, or as far as any student of the map can see, the only thing we could do would be to transfer the rest to one of the Arab States…

Advertisements
Explore posts in the same categories: Interesting facts

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: