HC Deb 17 May 1976 vol 911 cc373-4W
Mr. Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Comonwealth Affairs if he will delay appointing an ambassador to Angola until he is satisfied that British subjects now held prisoner by the regime are being treated in accordance with internationally recognised standards of humanity and that Christian missionaries now in detention there have been released.

Mr. Rowlands

I understand the hon. Member's concern, but I do not think there would be advantage in delaying the appointment of an ambassador, when agreement has been reached on the establishment of diplomatic relations.

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