HC Deb 15 April 1902 vol 106 c280

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether His Majesty's Government have information to the effect that the French and Russian: Governments have ordered the meeting of Russian and French Squadrons at Tangier; and, if so, whether their information shows that such meeting has been concerted with the Spanish Government, and what is the object of such action.


His Majesty's Minister in Morocco reported the contemplated visit of a Russian and French Squadron to Tangier and their arrival there on the 10th instant. They were expected to remain for twenty-four hours. His Majesty's Government have no information to the effect suggested in the last Question.