HC Deb 19 February 1992 vol 204 cc184-5W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received regarding the location of the seat of the international organisation to be established under the chemical weapons convention, currently under negotiation in Geneva.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

On 26 November 1991, the Dutch ambassador delivered to the Permanent Under-Secretary at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office an aide-memoire on The Hague's candidature to host the International Organisation of the Chemical Weapons Convention. On 3 February this year, the Austrian Foreign Minister gave a memorandum on Vienna's candidature to my hon. and learned Friend the Minister of State, Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

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