HC Deb 07 December 1983 vol 50 c173W
28. Mr. Allen McKay

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if Her Majesty's Government will make representations to the Government of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics about their policy of giving military aid to Syria and their role in the middle east conflict.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

We shall continue to express our concerns about the situation in the middle east during political consultations with the Soviet Union. My hon. Friend the Member for Shoreham (Mr. Luce) also discussed the role of the Soviet Union in the middle east during his talks in Damascus on 3 and 4 December.

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