Egypt and Israel

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — United Nations – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 27th February 1957.

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Photo of Sir Eric Fletcher Sir Eric Fletcher , Islington East 12:00 am, 27th February 1957

Is it not the case that only a state of belligerency justifies on any footing the blockade of Israeli ships in the Suez Canal, and is not this exactly the situation that the United Nations ought to deal with in order to bring pressure on Egypt to put an end to it in the interests of world peace?