HC Deb 20 December 1961 vol 651 cc158-9W
54. Mr. Warbey

asked the Lord Privy Seal what further steps he proposes to take following the rejection by the Acting Secretary-General of the United Nations of Her Majesty's Government's request for an immediate cease-fire in Katanga.

Mr. Heath

Since Mr. Tshombe left Elisabethville on 18th December, on his way to his meeting with Mr. Adoula, hostilities have in fact been suspended in Katanga for the duration of the talks at Kitona. Her Majesty's Government welcome this development.

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