HL Deb 10 May 1999 vol 600 c120WA
Lord Avebury

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What information they have, as a Permanent Member of the United Nations Security Council, of a notification by Turkey under Article 51 of the United Nations Charter of the entry into northern Iraq by Turkish forces; on what date the Turkish forces crossed the frontier; and on what date Turkey notified the Security Council. [HL2248]

Baroness Symons of Vernham Dean:

Reports suggest that Turkish troops carried out operations against the PKK inside northern Iraq between 4 and 9 April. There was no notification to the Security Council about these operations.

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