Oral Answers to Questions — U.S.S.R. (Talks)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd November 1965.

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Photo of Mr John Mendelson Mr John Mendelson , Penistone 12:00 am, 22nd November 1965

Would my right hon. Friend, in continuing the discussions he had in New York with Mr. Gromyko and which led to this meeting in Moscow, take note of the grave concern in many capitals that there might be further escalation of the war in Vietnam, particularly the dangerous statements which have been made that Hanoi and Haiphong should now come under bombing operations and bombing attack? Would he, therefore, take this opportunity to strengthen all those who are now in favour of a negotiated peace and a ceasefire?