HC Deb 08 March 1999 vol 327 c15W
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Prime Minister on what date he was informed that the American Government were running a signals intelligence operation under the cover of UNSCOM. [75408]

The Prime Minister

I am aware of the latest press allegations of the United States spying under cover of UNSCOM operations.

The US Government have publicly stated that all activities by US nationals assigned to UNSCOM, and all information exchanges between the US and UNSCOM have been strictly in pursuit of UNSCOM's mandate to dismantle Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) capability.

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