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Buraimi Oasis (Situation)

Volume 529: debated on Monday 21 June 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he will make a further statement on the situation at the Buraimi Oasis.

Her Majesty's Government still think that arbitration is the best method of settling the Buraimi question. The gap between the Saudi Government and ourselves regarding the terms on which the whole dispute may be submitted to arbitration is not very wide; and my right hon. Friend hopes very shortly to put to the Saudi Government further proposals which we hope will result in closing it altogether.