Press release announcing United States de facto recognition of the State of Israel

Press release announcing United States de facto recognition of the State of Israel  (1948) 
by Harry Truman

This Government has been informed that a Jewish state has been proclaimed in Palestine, and recognition has been requested by the provisional
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Government thereof.

The United States recognizes the provisional government as the de facto authority of the new State of Israel
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Jewish state.

Harry Truman

Approved,

May 14, 1948

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