HC Deb 28 February 1966 vol 725 c177W
55. Mr. Wyatt

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will specify the nature of the treaties and understandings under which an obligation exists to assist Kuwait, as referred to in Chapter II, paragraph 3, of Part II of the Statement on the Defence Estimates.

Mr. George Thomson

The reference is to the Exchange of Notes of 19th June, 1961 (Cmnd. 1409). The relevant subparagraph readsNothing in these conclusions shall affect the readiness of Her Majesty's Government to assist the Government of Kuwait if the latter request such assistance. The full text of the Exchange of Notes is available in the Library of the House.