§ Lord Brockway
asked Her Majesty's Government:
In view of Iran's refusal of the UN Security Council proposal for a cease-fire in the war with Iraq, whether they will confirm that they are urging the Secretary-General to send a representative to Teheran and Baghdad to discuss means of bringing the war to an end, with instructions to report back urgently to the Security Council for consideration of further action.
§ The Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Lord Belstead)
On 12th July, the United Kingdom's Permanent Representative at the United222WA Nations asked the United Nations Secretary-General to consider urgently sending a representative to Teheran and Baghdad, with a view to advising the Security Council what further action it might take to bring an early end to the fighting.