HC Deb 24 November 1937 vol 329 c1220
48. Miss Rathbone

asked the Prime Minister whether His Majesty's Government will consider the advisability of endeavouring to arrange an interchange of friendly visits of Ministers with Prague and Moscow?

The Prime Minister

No, Sir. The Foreign Secretary has recently had the opportunity of meeting and exchanging views with the Czechoslovak Foreign Minister, M. Krofta, at Geneva, and the Soviet People's Commissar for Foreign Affairs, M. Litvinov, at Brussels.

Miss Rathbone

Since the German conversations are likely to raise questions affecting the security of these two countries and our obligations under the Covenant of the League, may we understand that no proposals affecting the security of those countries will be made to Germany before they are fully discussed with the countries affected and with the Council of the League? May I have an answer?

Mr. Speaker

That is a purely hypothetical question.

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