§ Mr. Tynan
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what steps the Government have taken to secure a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction and their delivery systems as envisaged in UN Security Council Resolution 1284, in respect of(a) Israel and (b) Syria. 
§ Mr. Mullin
The Government have consistently supported Resolutions in the UN General Assembly calling for the establishment of a zone free of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East.
We take every available opportunity to urge all states in the region to sign, ratify and abide by the obligations of all Treaties and Conventions covering the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and the means for their delivery.