On 14 February 1947, the British cabinet decided to surrender the Palestine mandate and hand the problem over to the United nations. "We are unable to accept the scheme put forward either by the Arabs or by the Jews, or to impose ourselves a solution of our own", Ernest Bevin told the House of Commons on 18 February 1947.
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