Iran-Iraq War (Hansard, 18 November 1987)
HC Deb 18 November 1987 vol 122 cc586-7W
16. Mr. Andy Stewart

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement on the United Nations attempt to achieve a ceasefire between Iraq and Iran.

54. Mr. Douglas

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a further statement on progress on the United Nations initiative toward a ceasefire in the Gulf.

Sir Geoffrey Howe

The Secretary General has presented a detailed plan of implementation of Security Council resolution 598 to Iran and Iraq, and is continuing to seek an immediate ceasefire as a first step towards a negotiated settlement of the conflict. We are also trying to move ahead with parallel work on enforcement measures, as agreed by the Foreign Ministers of the permanent members on 25 September.

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