HC Deb 25 April 1988 vol 132 c4W
Mr. Kaufman

To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to her reply of 19 April on the middle east to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Ladywood (Ms. Short),Official Report, column 672, whether she will make it her policy to encourage discussions between Israel and Governments other than that of Jordan within the framework of an international conference; and if she will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

Yes. In our view an international conference would be open to the Governments of Israel and neighbouring states, to Palestinian representatives and to the Five Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council.