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Anglo-Argentine Agreement

Volume 466: debated on Monday 27 June 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs if he will make a statement on the objections to his recent meat contract with the Argentine brought to his notice by the American Government on the ground that it is contrary to the Anglo-American Loan Agreement and the Draft Charter of the International Trade Organisation.


asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he has any further statement to make to the House with regard to the recent negotiations for a trade agreement with the Argentine.

Owing to the timing of the signature of the Agreement in Buenos Aires, I regret that I am not at this moment in a position to make a statement. I understand that my right hon. and learned Friend, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, will be making a reply on this subject tomorrow.