Oral Answers to Questions — Jordan and Israel (Government Decision)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th April 1950.

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Photo of Viscount  Turnour Viscount Turnour , Horsham 12:00 am, 27th April 1950

Is the hon. Gentleman aware that some of us who have had many intimate connections with these parts in the past, welcome his announcement, and are entirely in agreement with the point, which is an entirely non-party one, put by the Leader of the Opposition, and believe that the State of Israel and the State of Jordan are by far the most stable States in the Middle East, and that first things should come first, and that, a treaty between them should be the object of His Majesty's Government as far as His Majesty's Government are able to influence it?