HC Deb 28 July 1983 vol 46 c563W
Sir Bernard Braine

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, having regard to the recent mineral regime negotiations in Bonn, Her Majesty's Government are confident that an Antarctic minerals regime can be established.

Mr. Whitney

The negotiations in Bonn were conducted in a positive spirit, but they are still at an exploratory stage. We continue to work for the achievement of a practical and acceptable Antarctic minerals regime.

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