The United Nations General Assembly's Sixth legal committee continued its debate on terrorism yesterday (Tuesday) with Jordan, Israel and Egypt delegates speaking.
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SHARAF: "The secretariat has put before us an excellent compilation of documents relating to the prevention of crimes against diplomatic agents and internationally protected persons. Conventions concluded under the auspices of the International Civil Aviation Organisations and other useful documents. The international law commission has been working systematically and usefully in the fields directly related to the issue before us. All this material, Mr. Chairman, together with other proposals made by governments, can be thoroughly considered by a competent body of specialised representatives and experts in order to crystallise concepts and proposals on the subject."
The Israeli delegate, Mr. Reuven Nall, attacked Egypt and Iraq:
NALL: "As for Egypt, I have already drawn the attention of the committee to Egypt's role behind Arab terrorism and have many-sided identifications with it. I need not at the stage say anything else except to ask that the facts I lay before the committee be regarded as repeated at this meeting. Mr. Chairman, in their intervention at yesterday's afternoon meeting, Iraq has fully admitted her complicity and total involvement in identification with Arab terrorism activities. She is therefore in breach of the provisions of the charter and every other obligation she has undertaken as a member of this organisation. I don't think I need elaborate upon this admission. Thank you, Mr. Chairman."
The Egyptian delegate, Abdel Halim Badawi, returned the attack on Israel:
BADAWI: "In the first Israeli terror was directed against the innocent civilian population of Palestine by well-known armed bands, Haganah, Stern, Irgun, with the view of forcing them to flee their homeland and in the process to supplant them. This sort of terror has manifested itself in savage massacres such as the one at Daria where hundreds of families were completely annihilated. Israel still pursues the systematic policy of calculated terror against the civilian population ad the territory it occupies as a result of its aggression in 1967, with the same objectives towards the same ends."
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Background: The United Nations General Assembly's Sixth legal committee continued its debate on terrorism yesterday (Tuesday) with Jordan, Israel and Egypt delegates speaking.
The debate, to which the nations usually send their legal advisers, is aimed at finding measures to prevent international terrorism.
The Jordanian delegate, Sharif Abdul Hamis Sharaf, said: