HC Deb 15 February 2000 vol 344 c488W
28. Helen Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on relations with Malta. [108558]

Mr. Vaz

Our relations with Malta are very strong. We continue to build on our common traditions and shared history with close links across a wide range of issues. We are delighted that negotiations for Malta's EU accession were formally launched today.