asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs whether, at the recent Western European Union meeting in Bonn, he discussed with his colleagues the United States-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics nuclear disarmament talks in Geneva; and if he will make a statement.
Yes, as the communiqué of our meeting made clear, we exchanged views on a range of subjects including all aspects of the United States-Union of Soviet Socialist Republics talks in Geneva. We also discussed arms control and disarmament, European defence questions, East-West relations and European armaments co-operation, as well as examining problems of WEU institutional reform. Copies of the communiqué have been placed in the Library.
asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will make a statement on the progress of the disarmament negotiations currently taking place in Geneva.
I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Liverpool, West Derby (Mr. Wareing) on 18 April, [Vol. 77, c. 252.]