§ The Joint Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Anthony Nutting)
I would refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 25th July, 1951, to the hon. Member for Gosport and Fareham (Dr. Bennett) by the hon. Member for Enfield, East (Mr. Ernest Davies), of which I am sending the hon. Member a copy.
§ Mr. Nutting
The answer which was given by my predecessor on 25th July included in the term "Middle East" the following countries: Egypt, Turkey, Iraq, Persia, Syria, the Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, the Trucial Sheikhdoms, Kuwait, Bahrein, Qatar, Muscat, the Aden Protectorate and the Yemen.