HC Deb 18 December 1985 vol 89 c201W
48. Mr. Terry Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps European Economic Community member countries and institutions are taking to help Nicaragua.

Mr. Eggar

On 12 November in Luxembourg the European Community concluded a co-operation agreement with the Central American States and Panama designed to promote economic relations and agreed to increase substantially aid to the region. The agreement was multilateral and designed to benefit all the central American states.