HC Deb 07 June 1972 vol 838 c98W
55. Mr. Wall

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will initiate international action against the Algerian Government for harbouring the two United States sky jackers.

Mr. Kershaw

We have consistently taken the view that hijackers should be brought to justice as provided in the Hague Convention, to which the United Kingdom is a party. However, this case is a matter between the United States and Algerian Governments and it is therefore not for the United Kingdom to initiate action.

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