HC Deb 07 July 1980 vol 988 cc40-1W
Mr. William Wilson

asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will now request the Tripartite Commission to restore to Albania the gold taken from the Albanian National Bank by the German forces during World War II.

Mr. Blaker

As my hon. Friend the Member for Cirencester and Tewkesbury (Mr. Ridley) explained to the hon. Member for Holborn and St. Pancras, South (Mr. Dobson) on 27 November 1979—[Vol. 974, c. 584]—there are several problems which must be settled before the three member Governments of the Tripartite Commission can instruct the commission to deliver to Albania its share of the gold recovered after the last war.

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