HC Deb 22 January 1958 vol 580 cc171-2W
Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what demands, other than that Britain should hand over the Aden Protectorate, were made by the Yemenite delegation which he received in London late last year.

Mr. Ormsby-Gore

The Yemeni delegation did not demand the immediate cession of the Aden Protectorate but put forward a suggestion, which Her Majesty's Government were not willing to entertain, that the Yemeni claim to it should be accepted now as the basis of a settlement to be made later. They also raised the question of the status of the island of Kamaran.

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