The Zionist Organization's initial proposal asked that the Jewish national home be established within the following borders: "... In the north, the northern and southern banks of the Litany River, as far north as latitude 33° 45'. Thence in a south-easterly direction to a point just south of the Damascus territory and close and west of the Hedjaz Railway. "In the east, a line close to and west of the Hedjaz Railway. "In the south, a line from a point in the neighbourhood of Akaba to El Arish. "In the west, the Mediterranean Sea. "The details of the delimitation should be decided by a Boundary Commission, one of the members of which should be a representative of the Jewish Council for Palestine hereinafter mentioned. "There should be a right of free access to and from the Red Sea, through Akaba, by arrangement with the Arab Government ..."
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