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Volume 155: debated on Monday 12 June 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies whether he can make any statement as to the present position in Iraq?

I have no special statement to make at the present juncture. Negotiations for the conclusion of a Treaty with King Feisul are still proceeding, but they have not yet reached a stage at which I could usefully make a communication to the House on the subject.