HC Deb 12 December 1957 vol 579 cc166-7W
111. Mr. Warbey

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether it is still the policy of the Government to seek the creation of a demilitarised zone between east and west in Europe.

Mr. Ian Harvey

If the hon. Member is referring to the proposal in the Outline Treaty of Assurance offered by the Western Powers at the 1955 Geneva Conference of Foreign Ministers for the limitation and control of armed forces and armaments on both sides of the line of demarcation between a re-unified Germany and East European countries the answer is that Her Majesty's Government stand by that proposal.

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