HC Deb 02 July 1987 vol 118 c144W
22. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Prime Minister what current contacts exist between Her Majesty's Government and the Afghan resistance movement; what use Her Majesty's Government make of these contacts in formulating their policy towards Afghanistan and, in particular, towards the provision of military assistance to the Afghan resistance; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

We have regular contacts with leaders of the Afghan resistance movement and take their views into account when formulating our policy on Afghanistan.

Mr. Dalyell

asked the Prime Minister what information Her Majesty's Government have about the use of Blowpipe missiles in Afghanistan and as to the sources of supply direct or indirect of those weapons.

The Prime Minister

It has been the practice of successive Administrations not to comment on matters of this kind.

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