Oral Answers to Questions — Iraq (Assyrians).

– in the House of Commons on 11th February 1942.

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Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can give the House any information about our present relations with the Assyrian Christians, especially whether any of them are serving in His Majesty's Forces?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

So far as I am aware the situation of the Assyrians is satisfactory. They continue to give most valuable service in the Iraq Levies.

Photo of Mr Ian Hannah Mr Ian Hannah , Wolverhampton Bilston

Will it be possible for the Patriarch to live among them again after the war?

Photo of Mr Anthony Eden Mr Anthony Eden , Warwick and Leamington

That is asking me to look rather a long way ahead.