HC Deb 01 May 1996 vol 276 cc542-3W
Mr. Parry

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policy in respect of China's policy on peace in south-east Asia and human rights. [27326]

Mr. Hanley

We continue to monitor carefully developments in south-east Asia, and to urge all sides involved in disputes in the area to pursue settlement of their differences by peaceful means.

We remain deeply concerned about human rights in China. We express our concerns on this subject to the Chinese authorities at every suitable opportunity.

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