HC Deb 28 March 1945 vol 409 cc1341-2
9. Mr. Cocks

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has considered the protest made to the British Ambassador by E.A.M., to the effect that various departures from the Varkiza Agreement are being made on the other side; and what action he has taken on this protest.

Mr. Eden

I would refer to the statement I made on 14th March, in which I said that the Greek Government had undertaken to examine all the allegations made by E.A.M. and to take action in any cases where they are found to be correct. For their part, His Majesty's Government regard it as most important that the Agreement should be strictly observed by both sides.

Mr. Cocks

Has the Foreign Secretary had any report on the result of these investigations by the Greek Government?

Mr. Eden

No, I have not. I understand that most of these allegations refer to local incidents in different parts of the country.

Mr. Shinwell

Will the right hon. Gentleman say specifically what action His Majesty's Government are now taking to see that the Agreement is properly carried through?

Mr. Eden

I dealt with that last time. I said that this information was communicated to the Greek Government, and interviews have taken place on the subject between members of the Greek Government and E.A.M. members.