HC Deb 07 July 1978 vol 953 cc309-10W
Mr. Greville Janner

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether he will issue a protest to the Soviet authorities at the continued violation of the Final Act of the Helsinki Agreement and in particular concerning the recent arrest of Alexander Podrabinek, a member of the Helsinki Monitoring Group.

Mr. Luard

My right hon. Friend has been deeply concerned to hear of the further action taken against members of the Helsinki monitoring groups in the Soviet Union, including Mr. Podrabinek, since the trial of Professor Orlov and will continue to make the Government's views known to the Soviet authorities in the most effective and appropriate manner.

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