(by Private Notice) asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether, in view of latest developments, he will reaffirm the assurance given by his predecessor on 6th June last that it is the intention of His Majesty's Gov-
§ ernment in all circumstances to safeguard our imperial interests in South Persia and the Persian Gulf.
§ The Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Ernest Bevin)
It is the intention of His Majesty's Government to safeguard British interests in whatever part of the world they may be found.
Will the right hon. Gentleman say how he proposes to carry out this assurance in this particular case?