HC Deb 23 January 1987 vol 108 c777W
Mr. Terlezki

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the response by the Soviet Union to the Helsinki agreement at the Vienna conference to date; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Renton

The United Kingdom delegation to the Vienna CSCE follow-up meeting raised the issue of Soviet compliance with its CSCE commitments on many occasions during the first phase of the meeting. Despite a small number of promising signs their overall response has been unsatisfactory. Many questions posed by our delegation to their Soviet counterparts remain unanswered. We hope for a more serious response in the forthcoming phase of the meeting.

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