§ Mr. Marlow
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs under what circumstances the Government would recognise the acquisition of land by force by the Bosnian Serbs.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
The London conference made it clear in its statement of principles that we would not recognise advantages gained by force or fait accompli in the former Yugoslavia. We remain convinced that only a negotiated settlement by all parties will produce genuine and lasting peace.