Oral Answers to Questions — Arab States (Conference)

– in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 17th January 1945.

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Photo of Sir Edward Spears Sir Edward Spears , Carlisle 12:00 am, 17th January 1945

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has now studied the resolutions of the Conference of Arab States at Alexandria; and whether he has any statement to make.

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

As the discussions in regard to Arab unity are continuing in Cairo in accordance with the provisions of the Alexandria Protocol, it would be premature for me to make any statement except to repeat what has been already made clear, namely that His Majesty's Government are watching with sympathy and interest the efforts of the Arab States to reduce the barriers between them.