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Israel (Lebanon Policy)

Volume 77: debated on Wednesday 24 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what restraints Her Majesty's Government are placing on the Israeli Government in the light of their iron fist policy in Lebanon.

We have made it clear that we deeply deplore the appalling violence in south Lebanon, which underlines the need for the early and complete withdrawal of all Israeli forces from Lebanese territory. In direct response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon in 1982, which we condemned, we imposed restrictions on arms sales to Israel.