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Ussr (Compensation Claims)

Volume 972: debated on Thursday 25 October 1979

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asked the Lord Privy Seal what action he is taking to obtain a settlement of British citizens' compensation claims against the Soviet Government.

Negotiations over many years have so far proved unproductive since the Soviet authorities have insisted on parallel discussion of their counter-claims against the British Government. We have impressed on the Russians within the last month the need for progress.