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Orders of the Day — Iran (Temporary Powers) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:06 pm on 12th May 1980.

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Photo of Mr Ioan Evans Mr Ioan Evans , Aberdare 8:06 pm, 12th May 1980

Cannot an historic example be found in Suez? As a nation, we acted wrongly. America believed that we had acted wrongly and told us to get out. If we were to behave as a good friend of America, would we not tell the American Government to watch it and to cool it—if we saw them acting wrongly—just as Secretary Vance did?