HC Deb 13 November 1967 vol 754 cc16-7W
73. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs what communication he has received from the United States Government on the question of alternative sites to Aldabra for a base or staging post in the Indian Ocean; and what reply he has sent.

Mr. Mulley

Consultations with the United States Government are continuing, but no decision has yet been taken to construct an airfield. All the information at present available to us and the United States Government indicates that only Aldabra is suitable.

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