Buraimi (Situation)

Oral Answers to Questions — Hungary – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 11th February 1957.

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Photo of Mr John Biggs-Davison Mr John Biggs-Davison , Chigwell 12:00 am, 11th February 1957

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether peaceful and secure conditions now exist in the area of Buraimi.

Photo of Mr Ian Harvey Mr Ian Harvey , Harrow East

My information is that conditions are peaceful and secure in both parts of this area belonging, respectively, to the Sultan of Muscat and Oman and the Ruler of Abu Dhabi.

Photo of Mr John Biggs-Davison Mr John Biggs-Davison , Chigwell

Will Her Majesty's Government continue to give the fullest assistance, including military assistance if necessary, to the rulers and people in that area to whom we owe protection?